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Re: Anti-Chomsky Insults

From:Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 21, 2004, 16:22
Steg Belsky wrote:

> Maybe everyone is actually saying > Noam's name the way you and are, [no(w)@m], and it just sounds like > /no:m/ to me because i'm used to "Noam" being pronounced [noam] with > two full non-schwa vowels.
Note that [O@] is a possible NYC realization of the THOUGHT vowel! Maybe that is why you hear [no@m] as /no:m/. -- /BP 8^) -- B.Philip Jonsson -- melroch at melroch dot se Solitudinem faciunt pacem appellant! (Tacitus)