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W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Sat Feb 25 15:07:27 EST 2017

<Ivanka Trunk> = perseverative topophasia.  Just made up topophasia: place
of articulation in Greek. The stopped velar nasal trumps the following
stopped labial.  Might be called a <progressive assimilation>, but that is
politically unpalatable. (Actually, at first glance, WG's #1 went by me
unnoticed, until the -nk- thing was pointed out.)

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