The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Wed Mar 11 18:27:03 UTC 2009

On Mar 11, 2009, at 10:52 AM, Herb Stahlke wrote:

> I found your pronunciation of the past tense of "text" surprising.
> Morphologically you're treating "text" as a member of the cut/hurt
> class of weak verbs that are invariant in their principal parts.  It
> would be the only such verb ending in a consonant cluster, although it
> does have the requisite final coronal.

a while back i reported on instances of /pest/ as the PST/PSP of the
verb "paste".


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