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USAGE: Alsacian (was: German VhC pronunciation)

From:J. 'Mach' Wust <j_mach_wust@...>
Date:Tuesday, August 3, 2004, 9:41
On Mon, 2 Aug 2004 23:46:26 -0700, Philippe Caquant <herodote92@...>

>Gottverdàmmi noch a mohl, jetz àwer làngt's, dü >Kachelesklùbfuessballspéler ! > >(Many more exciting Alsacian insults on : > - just select "Gros >mots". You won't regret it, especially if you know a >little German and French).
That's a nice page. Some of the jokes are very funny. As I'd expected, it's very close to Alemannic German. This has made me wonder about the Alsacian vowel system, and I've found the following page, which shows a strangely assymetrical vowel system, since in the front vowels, there's no opposition between the 'tense' _e, 2_ and 'lax' _I, Y_, but in the back vowels, there's a distinction between 'tense' _o_ and 'lax' _U_. Does anybody know whether other descriptions of Alsacian observe the same assymetry? g_0ry@_^s: j. 'mach' wust