Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Fri Oct 25 13:34:30 UTC 2002

>What you want to note is simply
>insertion (of a schwa) to break up the clumsy consonant-to-consonant
>transition (or "cluster") of l+t. IN fact, although it is slightly
>more complex, that is, after all, whjat is going on in the "nuclear"
>example as well (where k+l is the villain).

And I suppose "athaletic", "parapalegic", "masonary" (= "masonry") also
show this trend?

I see a few cases of "trocular" (= "trochlear") and "cocular" (=
"cochlear") on the Web.

-- Doug Wilson

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