Well, I sometimes make mine the way you discribe, which is, of course, the
cannonical way. But I also produce an /S/ sound the same way David is
discribing. I think the David-style /S/ only shows up in certain
environments -- word-initial, I think -- in fast speech for me. David seems
to have a more generlized usage from what he discribes.
So lift the cup of joy and take a big drink.
In spite of it all it's a beautiful world.
>From: Tristan Alexander McLeay <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: Re: Velar Laterals (was: Yet another ASCII-IPA scheme...)
>Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 13:04:50 +1100
>On Sun, 11 Nov 2001, David Peterson wrote:
> > I meant the *tip* of my tongue. The tip of my tongue is below my
> > row of teeth when I pronounce [S] pretty much always.
>I thought the tip of your tongue had to be just barely not touching the
>roof of your mouth for an [S]. That's how I do mine, I'm sure.
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