[Ads-l] "Downsight"

Barbara Need bhneed at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 31 14:35:18 UTC 2014


Yep. Or rather NPR noose.

B

On 30 Dec 2014, at 10:15 PM, Herb Stahlke wrote:

> So it's the evening noose?
>
> On Tue, Dec 30, 2014 at 7:36 AM, Barbara Need <bhneed at gmail.com>  
> wrote:
>
>> Except that I have been hearing news with [s] on NPR in recent  
>> months.
>>
>> Barbara
>>
>> Barbara Need
>> Etna, NY
>>
>> On 29 Dec 2014, at 10:50 PM, Herb Stahlke wrote:
>>
>>> Tom,
>>>
>>> Usually phonological alternations, like the American English dark
>>> (velarized) /l/ after vowels, what your system represents as  
>>> "ool," I
>>> think, occur automatically.  It doesn't matter if they're in nouns
>>> or verbs
>>> or a specific list of  words.  But the alternation we've been
>>> discussing
>>> seems to occur only in the suffix -ese and nowhere else.  So, for
>>> example,
>>> it doesn't occur in the plurals of vowel final nouns, like "toys."
>>>
>>> Herb
>>>
>>> On Mon, Dec 29, 2014 at 7:11 AM, Tom Zurinskas
>>> <truespel at hotmail.com> wrote:

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