New depths of epenthesis

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Oct 26 16:21:03 UTC 2005

At 11:52 AM -0400 10/26/05, Alice Faber wrote:
>>From a political discussion on Usenet; writer was born in rural
>Georgia, educated in Atlanta, now lives in greater Atlanta.
>"puh fucking lease.  bill bennett's comments were reported on
>because....wait for it....he's bill bennett."
Very nice, but I think of epenthesis as involving the insertion of
one segment at a time, typically in this sort of clustery
environment; this would be infixation in epenthesis's clothing, no?


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