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Re: A Reminder to MAARTEN VAN BEEK and others

From:jogloran <exponent@...>
Date:Wednesday, January 16, 2002, 6:45
    Also, about clicks.  They say, for example, that a bilabial click
is when
you make the kissing sound.  But what about when you make a popping
with both your lips?  They're two very different sounds,
yet...represented by
the same symbol?  The same goes for the alveolar and post-alveolar

I'm not sure, but I've always thought the bilabial click to be more similar to the popping sound (which can be more adequately described as a "smack" than a kiss, in my opinion). I must have read it somewhere but forgotten where... Imperative