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USAGE: Kristian on Adrian's vowel disorder (was: RE: [i:]=[ij]?)

From:Adrian Morgan <morg0072@...>
Date:Sunday, November 5, 2000, 5:16
And wrote, quoting Kristen:

> > Hmmm... now I'm really having doubts as to whats > > happening before /l/. I need to hear my Brisbane pals > > again. I suspect your [w:] is really [u-:]. This > > actually makes more sense now that I think about it. If > > /l/ has that effect of erasing the [y] glide of long
> > then [u-y] becomes [u-:] before /l/. > > I agree.
<sigh> Hereby totally contradicting And's previous post where he suggested that /u/ in _moon_ might be [u-]. NSW school = [skywl], SA school = [skw=l] (assuming [y] for /u/). Adrian.