LINGUIST List 2.282

Monday, 10 June 1991

Disc: Voice, V2, Address, Tongue Twisters

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Directory

  1. , Voice Quality
  2. Hans van de Koot, Hi, 'lo (Dutch V2 phenomena)
  3. Vicki Fromkin, Re: Queries
  4. Fanmail from some flounder, Re: More Tongue Twisters
  5. Herb Stahlke, RE: More Tongue Twisters

Message 1: Voice Quality

Date: Thu, 6 Jun 91 18:02:40 PDT
From: <John_Gilbertmtsg.ubc.ca>
Subject: Voice Quality
 To Donna Erickson: Voice Quality in tone languages - John Laver in
Edinburgh knows everything there is to know about voice quality:
 johncstr.edinburgh.ac.uk
 Peter Ladefoged or Ian Maddieson at UCLA?
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Message 2: Hi, 'lo (Dutch V2 phenomena)

Date: Fri, 07 Jun 91 11:40:31 +0100
From: Hans van de Koot <uclyjvd%ucl.ac.ukRICEVM1.RICE.EDU>
Subject: Hi, 'lo (Dutch V2 phenomena)
A good place to start is Weerman's (1989) THE V2 CONSPIRACY.
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Message 3: Re: Queries

Date: Mon, 10 Jun 91 13:48 PDT
From: Vicki Fromkin <IYO1VAF%MVS.OAC.UCLA.EDUCORNELLC.cit.cornell.edu>
Subject: Re: Queries
According to my list Eve Clark's e-mail address is: eclarkpsych.stanford.edu
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Message 4: Re: More Tongue Twisters

Date: Fri, 7 Jun 1991 19:17 EST
From: Fanmail from some flounder <SDFNCRritvax.isc.rit.edu>
Subject: Re: More Tongue Twisters
The following is a tongue-twister in English as well as a finger-fumbler in
ASL:

Good blood, bad blood.

Susan Fischer
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Message 5: RE: More Tongue Twisters

Date: Sun, 9 Jun 91 08:21 EST
From: Herb Stahlke <00HFSTAHLKE%BSUVAX1.BITNETUICVM.uic.edu>
Subject: RE: More Tongue Twisters
My favorite perversion of an English tongue-twister is

How many figs could a fig plucker pluck if a fig plucker could pluck figs?

Does anyone know of other tongue-twisters whose likely mispronunciations also
have meaning, perhaps not with the same bestial charm of this one?

 Herb Stahlke
 Ball State University

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