[Ads-l] pundits [pundents]

Herb Stahlke hfwstahlke at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jan 2 02:12:08 UTC 2016


Same thing, I think, although it may be even easier with velars, as in
North Germanic languages.

Herb

On Fri, Jan 1, 2016 at 5:05 PM, Neal Whitman <nwhitman at ameritech.net> wrote:

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> Or "mangnet" from "magnet"? "Singnature" from "signature"?
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> On 12/10/2015 9:40 PM, Herb Stahlke wrote:
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> > I think it's the same nasal spreading that gives "ompen" from "open."
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> > On Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 12:23 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:
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> >> Keep hearing <pundits> being pronounced [pundents]. Not just Trump &
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