Phonology question

Dennis Preston preston at MSU.EDU
Thu Mar 13 23:58:43 UTC 2008

Lots of us still like it. Where doesn't it work?


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>Subject:      Phonology question
>This isn't a dialect question, but I know there are some smart phonologists
>on this list who can answer my question. I'm curious if the Maximal Onset
>Principle is still considered valid in today's linguistics. I ask this
>because sometimes it doesn't seem to be working in speech and I don't know
>if another theory has taken its place. (Or maybe there are certain
>environments it doesn't work in that I'm unaware of.)
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Dennis R. Preston
University Distinguished Professor
Department of English
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Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48864 USA

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