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On Thu, 25 Jul 2002 17:07:23 -0400 Christopher Wright
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> Hey, who thinks that "Noam Chomsky" is a funny name? (Sorry for
> introducing something so puerile, but conlangers are generally very
> interested in how words sound.)

> Laimes,
> Wright.
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Not really... although i find it somewhat silly-sounding that i've always
heard "Noam" pronounced /nom/, like "gnome", instead of /noam/.  And the
/m/-/s/ juncture seems to attract an intermediary [p], [tSampski].


-Stephen (Steg), brother of the Left-Handed Lithuanian
 "[ke@l m@'vasr= m@'vasr= viejmr=]"