I Scream / Ice Cream

Pafra & Scott Catledge scplc at GS.VERIO.NET
Tue Sep 7 01:44:11 UTC 1999

In my ideolect, the only phonetic distinction is the location of the
+juncture, which is a phonemic distinction in these word sets.  Stress is
----- Original Message -----
From: A. Vine <avine at ENG.SUN.COM>
Sent: Monday, September 06, 1999 7:23 PM
Subject: Re: I Scream / Ice Cream

> Differences between "I scream" and "ice cream" :
> The /ai/ sound is slightly longer in "I scream".
> The /sk/ is more explosive in "I scream".
> There is more emphasis on the second syllable in "I scream".
> I think the /k/ moves forward with the /s/ for "I scream", whereas it
moves back
> with the /r/ in "ice cream".
> But the difference is very subtle.
> Regionality probably doesn't enter into it for me - my accent/dialect is
> all over the place.
> Andrea
> --
> Andrea Vine
> Sun-Netscape Alliance messaging i18n architect
> avine at eng.sun.com
> I always wanted to be an architect. }sigh{  Of course, I _am_ an

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