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Query:   Whistling Language ( Canary Islands )
Author:  Bruce Downing
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Phonetics
Typology

Summary:   THIS SUMMARY IS BEING FORWARDED, AS WITH THE ORIGINAL QUERY,
FOR MY COLLEAGUE, JUDITH ZAIMONT. --BRUCE DOWNING
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I HAVE RECEIVED A FAIR NUMBER OF REPLIES TO MY ORIGINAL QUERY
- MANY, MANY THANKS. SOME OF THE KEY REFFERENCES FOLLOW:

(1) FROM DR. PATRICIA KILROE, DEPT. OF ENGLISH, UNIV. OF
SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA AND DOREEN KLASSEN, INDIANA UNIVERSITY
EAST:

THE CLASSIC WORK ON MAZATECO WHISTLE SPEECH (MEXICO) IS
GEORGE COWAN (1948):

LL Issue: 10.490
Date Posted: 03-Apr-1999
Original Query: Read original query