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Re: kat-gut

From:Josh Roth <fuscian@...>
Date:Friday, November 9, 2001, 6:53
In a message dated 11/8/01 5:48:22 PM, alrivera@ALUMNI.SOUTHERN.EDU writes:

>From: "Christophe Grandsire" <christophe.grandsire@...> >>> In an English context, my brain would probably hear [kat] as "gut" ... >>> >> >>But I do pronounce the [V] without a problem! I never had problems to >be >>understood, so I guess with the context of my whole pronunciation people >just >>unconsciously adjust their "phoneme map" to my realisations :)) . > >Well, in English anyway you can do a lot of bending. Someone posted that >story >of "Ladle Rat Rotten Hut" as an example: >
LMAO! How many of us can pull something like THAT off in our conlangs?
> *Muke!
Josh Roth, imagining the look on his groin-murder's face if he called her that