[Ads-l] In a post to the NYT Online: "banned" > "banded"

Tim Stewart timoteostewart1977 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Oct 28 13:20:19 EDT 2016


Quite possibly. As they say, Spracheanalyse ohne Lautanalyse ist
gedankenlose Spielerei.


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On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 11:28 AM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:

> << "banned" > "banded" >>
> Elementary phonetics, my dear Stewart. (Hope the IPA comes thru.)
> (1) ['ænd] → ['æn] / _ C: <lan’ sakes>, <san’wiches>.
> (2) ['æn] → ['ænd], i.e. hypercorrection of (1): pres. <ban> ['bæn] → pres.
> <band> ['bænd], whence tautological preterite <banned-ed, banded> ['bændɪ
> d]).
> (3) Cf. <drown> + excrescent <d> yielding preterite <drownded>; plus the
> older examples <sounded, astounded>.
> Usw.
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