Lynne Murphy lynnem at COGS.SUSX.AC.UK
Wed Apr 17 14:51:39 UTC 2002

--On Wednesday, April 17, 2002 10:50 am -0400 Benjamin Fortson
<fortson at FAS.HARVARD.EDU> wrote:

> I've never heard Basque pronounced with a back vowel, myself. I've always
> pronounced it as [baesk], as has every linguist and non-linguist that I've
> ever heard say it...

I'm starting to think I'm crazy then, although the Basque scholar here and
I are both from Western NY.  Perhaps it's local to that area?


Dr M Lynne Murphy
Lecturer in Linguistics
Acting Director, MA in Applied Linguistics
School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences
University of Sussex
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