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Re: THEORY: phonemes and Optimality Theory tutorial

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Sunday, November 26, 2000, 17:13
On Sun, 26 Nov 2000, SMITH,MARCUS ANTHONY wrote:

> If this is correct, then perceptibility cues should be a driving force in > Phonology. This, in fact, is the approach taken by Steriade and (to a much > lesser extent) Hayes.
Off-off-topic: Why do phonologists (inconsistently) capitalize "Phonology"? Other linguists do not say that they work on Syntax. It's as puzzling as the habit of planetary scientists, who decapitalize "martian", "jovian", etc. -- John Cowan One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore --Douglas Hofstadter