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CONLANG  March 2006, Week 4

CONLANG March 2006, Week 4

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Re: [YAEPT] Vowel Shift

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Thu, 23 Mar 2006 11:29:28 -0800

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How about "can't" vs. "cat"? Or "tamp, tap, cab"? Sounds like you may have
acquired the breaking/raising of low vowels before nasals (generally?)--
it's more common before final dentals (t/d/n), as first reported in the
60s/70s in NYC speech (homonymous bed/bad, su