19.2312, Qs: Artic for Arctic: Reference

LINGUIST Network linguist at LINGUISTLIST.ORG
Mon Jul 21 13:42:53 UTC 2008


LINGUIST List: Vol-19-2312. Mon Jul 21 2008. ISSN: 1068 - 4875.

Subject: 19.2312, Qs: Artic for Arctic: Reference

Moderators: Anthony Aristar, Eastern Michigan U <aristar at linguistlist.org>
            Helen Aristar-Dry, Eastern Michigan U <hdry at linguistlist.org>
 
Reviews: Randall Eggert, U of Utah  
         <reviews at linguistlist.org> 

Homepage: http://linguistlist.org/

The LINGUIST List is funded by Eastern Michigan University, 
and donations from subscribers and publishers.

Editor for this issue: Dan Parker <dan at linguistlist.org>
================================================================  

We'd like to remind readers that the responses to queries are usually
best posted to the individual asking the question. That individual is
then strongly encouraged to post a summary to the list. This policy was
instituted to help control the huge volume of mail on LINGUIST; so we
would appreciate your cooperating with it whenever it seems appropriate.

In addition to posting a summary, we'd like to remind people that it
is usually a good idea to personally thank those individuals who have
taken the trouble to respond to the query.

To post to LINGUIST, use our convenient web form at
http://linguistlist.org/LL/posttolinguist.html.

===========================Directory==============================  

1)
Date: 20-Jul-2008
From: Arnold Zwicky < zwicky at csli.stanford.edu >
Subject: Artic for Arctic: Reference

 

	
-------------------------Message 1 ---------------------------------- 
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2008 09:41:52
From: Arnold Zwicky [zwicky at csli.stanford.edu]
Subject: Artic for Arctic: Reference
E-mail this message to a friend:
http://linguistlist.org/issues/emailmessage/verification.cfm?iss=19-2312.html&submissionid=184982&topicid=8&msgnumber=1  


Last September on ADS-L, Wilson Gray wrote:

''Some time in the early to middle 'Nineties, a brief analysis of  
English consonant clusters, IIRC, was published in Linguistic Inquiry.  
The author noted that her analysis had one major flaw: it predicted  
that ''Arctic'' [arktIk] would be pronounced as though spelled  
''Artic'' [artIk].'' [AMZ: which of course it is, very frequently; that was the
topic of the ADS-L thread]

I've been trying to track down this article, without success so far.

Wilson's recollection might be inaccurate as to time period, the
journal, or the sex of the author.

Note: I am NOT asking for discussion of the [artIk] pronunciation
itself, just for information about this reference. 

Linguistic Field(s): Phonology






-----------------------------------------------------------
LINGUIST List: Vol-19-2312	

	



More information about the Linguist mailing list