Tom Zurinskas truespel at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat Apr 5 18:34:36 UTC 2008

Search engines give several definitions.  Pick one.  So what's the problem?  Can't you hear the differences I've pointed out?  These boorish comments without any explanations seem like yahooism to me.Tom Zurinskas, USA - CT20, TN3, NJ33, FL5+See - and the 4 truespel books plus "Occasional Poems" at 
> Date: Sat, 5 Apr 2008 22:43:40 +0800> From: strangeguitars at GMAIL.COM> Subject: Re: yahoo> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> > ---------------------- Information from the mail header -----------------------> Sender: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>> Poster: LanDi Liu <strangeguitars at GMAIL.COM>> Subject: Re: yahoo> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------> > Gold!> > 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> >> >> > --> Randy Alexander> Jilin City, China> > ------------------------------------------------------------> The American Dialect Society -
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