[Spellyans] SWF vowel inconsistencies

Owen Cook owen.e.cook at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 17:29:15 IST 2008


Oh, I don't know, perhaps we're all over-thinking this. After all,
Terry gave us no reason why he unsubscribed. For all we know, he just
looked at his inbox one morning, said to himself, 'Enough!' and
unsubscribed from all his lists. I've done it myself once or twice.

~~Owen

2008/7/2 Craig Weatherhill <weatherhill at freenet.co.uk>:
> I'd go along with what Christian says here.  When you see a script and
> not the person, nor hear the tone, it is easy to misinterpret the intent
> behind the words.  Nonetheless, it seems to be an overly sensitive
> reaction .
>
> I think, maybe, that his question about vowel values pre Prosodic Shift
> might have been posed out of sheer interest and I must admit - I'd like
> to know about that as well, if only for historical reasons (it might
> also be use when it comes to etymological questions as well).
>
> Craig




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