Nobody's Perfect Dept.

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Dec 15 15:13:40 UTC 2006

>  >From a professional explication for undergraduates of cultural-theory terms:
>   "Phoneme... A phoneme is the smallest significant unit in
>language; thus, both 'a" and 'an' are phonemes, but 'n' is not."
>   --Ross C. Murfin, "Glossary of Theoretical and Critical Terms," in
>Daniel R. Schwarz, ed. _Joseph Conrad: The Secret Sharer...with
>Biographical and Historical Contexts...and Essays from Five
>Contemporary critical Perspectives_ (Boston: Bedford Books, 1997),
>p. 264.
Well, he got the -eme part right, anyway.  Part credit.


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