CHAT: "T's okay" and initial /ts/ affricates
|From:||Tom Wier <artabanos@...>|
|Date:||Friday, September 25, 1998, 4:29|
Laurie Gerholz wrote:
I know this is totally offtopic from what you were talking about, but I couldn't
resist this one: you say /soukei/ rather than /tsoukei/? I find this very interesting,
because I've been noticing around here that people regularly use the affricate
/ts/ rather than the fricative /s/, which seems to go against Standard English
phonology (but then it shouldn't be surprising because Standard English is an
artificial phenomenon anyways). I know I use the affricate usually, unless I'm
*really* tired. So, what do other people use here? I would be most interested in
Tom Wier <artabanos@...>
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