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