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On Wed, 10 Nov 2004 09:26, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> "Aspirated" means pronounced with a puff of air (like initial
> /t/, /p/, and /k/ in English). Normally, the glottal stop is
> unaspirated; but when you have a bad case of sore throat, you
> tend to pronounce it with lots of aspiration. Sometimes with
> mucus, as well. ;-)
  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Could also be called a 'Glottal Splat'.

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