Beth Lee Simon simon at HOME2.MYSOLUTION.COM
Wed Apr 19 13:44:53 UTC 2000

I'm /k/ in "quarter to ANY TIME NUMBER, but /kw/ in the phrase when it
ends without the number, for instance, "you better hurry, it's quarter
and, I'm /kw/ in quarter horse.

beth simon
assistant professor, linguistics and english
indiana university purdue university

"Bethany K. Dumas" wrote:

> On Tue, 18 Apr 2000, Arnold Zwicky wrote:
> >i suspect that occurrences of simple [k] for /kw/ before /O/
> >are more frequent that people imagine.
> Hmmm. Okay. Don is right and I am sure that Arnold is right. I will
> listen more carefully.
> (I will also ask my /kw/arterhorse mare what she thinks.)
> Bethany

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