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T. A. McLeay skrev:
> On 02/02/07, Benct Philip Jonsson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>> FÖNNi huåt KAJND av ä THRED maj TEST messidzh SPANed!
> 
> Pronouncing a /h/ in 'what'? That's a little bit dated!

Thus my treatment of *hw is dated both in Icelandic
/x/ different from /k_hv\/ and English /hw/ != /w/.
I picked up both from actual living people however,
and I find them cool!  FWIW it strikes me as funny
that people keep [C] in _huge_ but discard [W]/[hw]
in _whale_.  As an artlanger I claim the right to
keep both for aesthetic reasons!

BTW I don't think /W/ is dated in Irish English.
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/BP 8^)
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