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Re: CHAT: Importance of stress

From:dirk elzinga <dirk.elzinga@...>
Date:Tuesday, February 22, 2000, 19:09
On Sun, 20 Feb 2000, And Rosta wrote:

> David Bell: > > > From: dirk elzinga > > > > > > I've thought about how this can be done, but unfortunately, I > > > need to head out right now. I'd like to revisit this question, > > > though, so I'll be back later to give it a try. > > > > Shades of Fermat! > > Dear dear me! I thought that was tempting fate & discovered myself > rather superstitious as I hunted around for some more recent message > from Dirk to assure myself of his continuing good health. A slight > panic on finding nothing recent in my folder for saved Conlang > messages, but some relief on finding something from this week in my > wastebasket. Mind you, I haven't found a relevant followup from > Dirk in my gradually shrinking mail backlog. Dirk?
Such a followup is unlikely to appear anytime soon. The (eu)stress of renewed fatherhood has prevented me from doing lots of fun stuff like an Optimality Theoretic account of Amman Iar syllabification and stress assignment (and I assure you, that is fun stuff to be doing!) and has limited me to random comments of natlang phon-etic/-ological phenomena. I'd really like to get my Shemspreg web pages put together, too, but time for *that* bit of foolishness is dwindling rapidly. Dirk -- Dirk Elzinga