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Re: genre (was: Woody or tinny?)

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Monday, May 21, 2001, 23:21
Jesse S. Bangs wrote:

>Roger Mills sikayal: > >> English words with initial /Z/ are extremely rare, generally uncommon,
>> almost always mangled. Ditto for medial and final /Z/ (we discussed >> "garage" a while back). > >I don't think you meant to include medial /Z/ in there--medial /Z/ is well >established and cannot alternate w/ /dZ/ in any dialect I know of. I >don't think anyone would say "pleasure" as /plEdZr=/ (rhotic) or /plEdZ@/ >(non-rhotic).
...(pondering mightily)... I stand (actually, sit) corrected :-)


Tristan Alexander McLeay <zsau@...>