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On Thu, Feb 15, 2001 at 03:31:37PM -0800, Barry Garcia wrote:
> I had a Spanish professor a couple of semesters ago who had the harshest
> /x/ sound i had heard. Everyone in class would always imitate him when we
> repeated words he was teaching us with that sound. At first it got a lot
> of smiles when we all first heard it.
>
> For me oldhabits die hard, so i always pronounce my j's and g's before i
> or e as /h/ as all of my other Spanish professors do (they were mostly
> Mexican, or Central American)

I can't seem to break myself of pronouncing /xi/ and /xe/ as [Ci] and [Ce],
even though I don't think that's generally a tendency with native speakers.

--
Eric Christopherson / *Aiworegs Ghristobhorosyo
Conlang code:
CU !lh:m cN:R:S:G a+ y n2d:1d !R* A-- E L* N1 Id:m k- ia- p+ m- o+ P-- d* b+++ lainesco