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Re: OT: Mismatched phonologies / accents

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Friday, January 25, 2008, 19:56
Quoting taliesin the storyteller <taliesin-conlang@...>:

> * John Vertical said on 2008-01-25 12:48:17 +0100 > > Speakers of a foreign language are not going to worry about > > their non-distinctions undoing previous sound changes or > > producing homophones. In Finlänt, foo önatör, moo karent > > iksämpöl, vii häv tis ting koolt rälli traivör inklis vits is > > pööfektli häpi tu tiskaat ool voising tistinksöns änt ö houl > > pants of atöös, and manitsiis to iiven ket antastuut, > > okkeisönäli enivei, iiven tispait ool tät. ;) > > /me runs around in circles, screams and shouts, with blood > gushing out of both eyes: "How do I scrub my brain clean!" > > For the rest of you, Finns have (in Scandinavia) a reputation > for extreme skill at completely mangling English *grammar*, and > to be reminded what they are capable of doing with the > pronunciation of the poor thing is just too much :) > > Bøtt, kånsidering vat Nårvidjens ar keipæbl åf, ai skodn't bi de > wån tu kåmplein!
Nårvidjens ar måstlig notäbböl får vått dej do to dö intonejtjen, vitch is hard to reprisent in rajting. (Mind, that may be only because I make the same errors as they on the segmental level!) Andreas


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