Alice Faber faber at HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Sun Jan 2 01:18:53 UTC 2005

I've been getting most of my news about the tsunami and its aftermath from
the newspaper and the web, but I do have the radio on a bit in the morning.
Yesterday morning, I noticed tsunami being pronounced with an initial /s/,
rather than the more authentically Japanese but definitely non-English
[ts]. Increasing frequency of usage leading to nativization...

Alice Faber
faber at haskins.yale.edu

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