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On Tue, 12 Oct 2004 15:15:27 -0400, John Cowan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> the phonology (in English, at least) of numbness.
>
> I found that I was systematically substituting [b] for /v/, [p] for /f/,
> [d_t] for /D/, [t_t] for /T/, and [B] for /w/ (but not in /gw/ and /kw/).
> The first two of these can be chalked up to inability, but the other
> three are apparently rooted in a desire to keep the numb lip from being
> touched by the not-numb tongue, which found the contact disturbing.

Interesting; was thinking this should be "De podolody ob dubdess", but
that's more "stuffed nose" than "numb lip".

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Philip Newton <[log in to unmask]>
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