[Ads-l] Labial+/s/ metathesis

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Thu Nov 23 17:36:55 EST 2017


When I was a wee lad in Brooklyn, I was prone to transposing consonants in
writing and speech (eg, psaghetti), which I always attributed to dyslexia.

On Nov 23, 2017 10:16 AM, "Neal Whitman" <nwhitman at ameritech.net> wrote:

> This reminds me of the “FAFSA metathesis” I remarked on last year
> (“fasfa”). Or maybe it’s just because it’s time to do another one for my
> son. :(
>
> Neal
>
> > On Nov 22, 2017, at 7:43 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU>
> wrote:
> >
> > And as I may have mentioned when we were ensconced in that thread, a
> number of contributors to my cancer list are under the impression that the
> procedure we go in for periodically is the dreaded “biospy”.
>
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