[Spellyans] th/dh

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Sat Nov 20 16:02:56 GMT 2010


Well, it's the first time he's revised any thinking for 25 years, so  
maybe there's hope yet.

Craig


On 20 Du 2010, at 14:48, Michael Everson wrote:

> On 20 Nov 2010, at 14:34, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
>
>> I think what Dan is saying here is that Ken is now, belatedly  
>> perhaps, showing rather more willingness to revise his thoughts.
>
> He invented tj and dj because he couldn't accept a simple thing like  
> the s/j dialect distinction. He had to recant because tj/dj was  
> shown to be impossible. He still can't believe in a dialect  
> distinction, so now he's telling people it's neither wosa nor woja,  
> but wozha.
>
> I don't detect a willingness to revise thoughts here.
>
> Nor do I think it applies to the dh/th problem, because the more  
> closely we look at the texts, the more it seems as though Nicholas'  
> view is borne out.
>
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