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At 05:18 17/07/03, you wrote:
>Nik Taylor wrote:
>
>
> > Roger Mills wrote:
> > > one wanted to exclude Cw/Cy from the
> > > possible clusters since they only occured in loans, and not many at
>that.)
> >
> > Cw occurs in many native English words.  E.g., twin, queen, dwarf,
> > swine, thwart.  But, I think those might be the only native Cw
> > combinations.
> >
>Oops, you're right. I was think of the native non-occurence of _labial_+w

We seem to have one now (unless it's a borrowing from a source I don't
know): fwoah.

Ian