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Re: palindrome to pluralize

Date:Wednesday, July 30, 2008, 21:17
> [] On Behalf Of Mark J. Reed
> > And phonetic palindromes are yet different from phonemic > palindromes. > > That got me thinking about the episode Backwards in Red > Dwarf, where the > > reverse of "bitter" isn't "rettib" but rather "eskib". > > Where "eskib" is pronounced /@'skIb/, I assume. But that doesn't > yield "bitter" for us rhotic types. :) > > There are several YouTube videos of people singing a song backwards > and then reversing the stream so you can hear what they're doing... > but I don't think actual phonetic reversal at that level of detail is > likely to show up as a linguistic feature.
I'm starting to have Twin Peaks flashbacks.