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Re: OT: Artlanging is now mainstream

From:Paul Kershaw <ptkershaw@...>
Date:Friday, February 20, 2009, 2:01
> On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 1:21 PM, Mark J. Reed wrote: > > I also assume affricates are not included, as there are plenty of > > minimal pairs there... (badge/batch...)
Also with sibilants: face/phase, race/raise, sip/zip, puce/pews, close (adj)/close (v), and the infamous misspelling of "loose" for "lose." Of course, (in English) vowels become long before voiced consonants, so most of these are [CVs] vs. [CV:z], so a bit of static there. -- Paul