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Re: Animals' talk (jara: German letter names)

From:H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>
Date:Monday, January 6, 2003, 3:59
On Sun, Jan 05, 2003 at 02:53:43PM -0800, nicole dobrowolski wrote:
> i'd add (13)mmrrrrow (aka the mournful howl of the Ringo cat), and > (14)mow and replace (1) with mrow (a shortened version of (13)) none > of my three friends of the feline persuasion has ever made a noise > that sounded like an actual 'meow' (or at least not that i've > witnessed)
[snip] According to my hearing, the cat's "meow" is more like a rather nasal [w&:U] than a "meow". At least in the case of a kitten I used to have. (Very sadly, our out-of-control wild dog killed it out of jealousy. It was bound to happen sooner or later, since the kitten for some reason just insists on exploring the backyard, where the dog was confined, in spite of all attempts to stop it from doing so.) T -- No! I'm not in denial!