On Sunday, June 20, 2004, at 09:34 , Joe wrote:
>> Basing an argument on a single item is a bit dodgy IMO, and names are
>> less secure. Isn't this a bit like asking how can French not have the
>> phoneme [tS] when the name of the language ends in [tS]?
> YAEPTing, I know, but I couldn't resist. In my ideolect, French is
Umm, yes - the same shift as French in the mid 13th century.
Since it seems to be open season for picking nits, let's try this one:
"Isn't this a bit like asking how can Spanish not have the phoneme [S]
when the name of the language ends in [S]?"
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