linguist like to argue with (or criticize) non-linguists, too
Mark A Mandel
mam at THEWORLD.COM
Thu Jun 6 02:14:27 UTC 2002
On Wed, 5 Jun 2002, James A. Landau wrote:
#Considering some of the languages taught at Monterey, are you sure
#"DLIFLC" is not a pronounceable acronym?
#That sounds like something Mark Mandel would be singing.
I sure would, but why three syllables? [dlI'fLk], with syllabic [l] in
the second syllable.
#If furniture could speak, Barry Popik's dining room would have the
#most polyglot table in New York.
-- Mark M.
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