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From:Barbara Barrett <barbarabarrett@...>
Date:Thursday, July 11, 2002, 12:26
>Mike Memtioned; > But question, did anyone expect anyone to use the IPA as a written form? > Or just printed? Cause some of the letter forms are not that easy to use > or gets confused with other letters.
Barbara babbles; It began as a soellinf reform movenemt inthe 1800s I thinks, but as it expanded to have all phonems described (the Idea was a one-world alphabet) it because a tool of phoneticians decribing languages and remains for that purpose. Althoug some, alsa very few, language course use it for pronounciaton guides for their words. BARBARA


Matthew Kehrt <matrix14@...>