LanDi Liu strangeguitars at GMAIL.COM
Sat Apr 5 14:43:40 UTC 2008


On Fri, Apr 4, 2008 at 3:16 PM, Dennis R Preston <preston at> wrote:

> Are you shitting us or do you really not know what a phoneme is?
> dInIs
> Tom Zurinskas writes:
> > So of these eight, two are close to ~oor, the rest to something else,
> even though give the notation for short oo (a letter u with a dot
> over it).  One phoneme doesn't have is the ~or phoneme (the sound
> of letter "o" in "or").  It's not a "long o" because the letter "r" changes
> it a bit.
> >
> > Tom Zurinskas, USA - CT20, TN3, NJ33, FL5+
> > See - and the 4 truespel books plus "Occasional Poems" at

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