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Re: USAGE: writ [was Re: Here, *Here*, and There, *There*]

From:agricola <agricola@...>
Date:Sunday, June 30, 2002, 18:21
yscreus il Th. Weir:

>Quoting agricola <agricola@...>: > >> Also, it'd be pronounced /wrItiN/. :)
>What? In all my experience, a <writ> (as in "of habeas corpus") has >always been >[rIt]; the onset cluster [wr] is complete disallowed for >me, not >surprisingly, since it flagrantly violates sonority contour >principles.
Different strokes for different blokes. Are you one of those [hw]less people, too? Wot's a "sonority contour principle"? And how does it apply in this case? I have both [wr] and [hw], for comparison. Padraic.


Joe <joe@...>
Thomas R. Wier <trwier@...>