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Tue 25 Apr 1995

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Message 1: Re: 6.600, Affricates

Date: Sun, 23 Apr 1995 12:06:09 Re: 6.600, Affricates
From: MARC PICARD <PICARDVAX2.CONCORDIA.CA>
Subject: Re: 6.600, Affricates

 As a native speaker of French and English, I can assert with the
utmost confidence that there is absolutely no phonetic difference between
French *tch* and English *ch* in any environment. I'm also extremely
suspicious of any purported difference between [t+S]/[tS] in any language.

Marc Picard
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