[Ads-l] "Downsight"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Dec 31 16:02:23 UTC 2014


On Dec 31, 2014, at 1:34 AM, W Brewer wrote:

> BN: <<Except that I have been hearing news with [s]
> on NPR in recent months.>>
> WB:  Probably [#nu:zssss#] vs [#'nu:z worthy#].

Well, they'd definitely want to distinguish "newsworthy" from "noose-worthy".  Homonymy avoidance strikes again!

LH

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