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üüüüüüü or yyyyyyyyyyyy (was: Re: French)

From:Douglas Koller, Latin & French <latinfrench@...>
Date:Friday, January 17, 2003, 15:13
taliesin, the beloved storyteller, writes:

>* Douglas Koller > > > Steady, lieutenant. Them's fightin' words. A day without front >> rounded vowels is like a day without sunshine. > >Seconded!
Hence my love for the Scandilangs (I studied Danish independently in high school for a while, but now Swedish reigns supreme as it's my step-mother's "ancestral" language [I now speak it better than her, go figger]) (though I am *extremely* annoyed that _OP:7_ ditched Lasse, my heartthrob; Swedish TV execs have a lot of explaining to do! :( ), French, German, as well as my gravitation toward Shanghainese of the "dialects" ("bö" (too cool a syllable) for "half" came into Géarthnuns as a diminutive prefix: "zheters", "cow"; "bözheters", "calf") (Cantonese pulls a close second). Hoping y'all can follow the parentheses, I am Kou