[Spellyans] Is there a future for the SWF?

Daniel Prohaska daniel at ryan-prohaska.com
Mon May 14 22:22:14 IST 2012


Retaining the double consonant would only make sense if we were to spell ‹Pensans› and ‹Pentir› separately, i.e. ‹Penn Sans› and ‹Penn Tir›.
Dan


On May 14, 2012, at 11:14 AM, Craig Weatherhill wrote:

> It's the term "so-called traditional graphs" that I take offence to.  It implies a degree of contempt.
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> As for the so-called (heh!) "main form", I call it the K form.
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> As for the hooey about "secondary stress", this is being used as an excuse to retain geminates where they shouldn't be, e.g. "Pennsans".  As "sans" is stressed, and strongly, too (by everyone except the BBC), this should be "Pensans".  Same applies to "Penntir", etc.
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> Craig
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> On 14 Me 2012, at 09:39, DELIABROTHERTON at aol.com wrote:
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>> Is Jenefer Lowe coming at it from a different angle perhaps?  I have heard her say that she dislikes the use of the word traditional applied to KU/r because KK is also based on traditional Cornish, suggesting that a different word would be acceptable while not suggesting anything herself.  I realise that our use of traditional refers to more than just the starting point for KU/r orthography but others may not see it that way?
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>> Personally I dislike the tag 'Main' which to me seems meaningless in the context of a language.
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>> Delia Brotherton
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