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Re: Questions about Schwa and Stress

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Sunday, October 14, 2001, 6:51
On Sat, 13 Oct 2001 19:55:33 -0400 Roger Mills <romilly@...> writes:
> What is Praat? I love things played backwards. A long time ago, > messing > around with a friend's unfamiliar tape-recorder, I put in the demo > tape, and > heard strange music and a Most Curious Language. Sounded like fake > Swedish > (a little sing-songy) spoken by a Russian (lots of palatalization). > The > most frequent word seemed to be [ojIr'its]. Eventually I figured > out, or > was told, that the tape had somehow got rewound backwards. It was > English.
- Somewhere on the Jim Henson muppet website, there's a video example of a song from "Fraggle Rock" which i downloaded to my computer. I like listening to it backwards - i've even borrowed a few of its backwards words for Rokbeigalmki. -Stephen (Steg) "daaghre..."