End of ADS-L Digest - 16 Apr 1994 to 17 Apr 1994 ************************************************ There are 3 messages totalling 65 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Loss of /th/ vs assimilation of /ng/ in 2. stalking horse 3. /ng/ -> /n/ / __T ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Mon, 18 Apr 1994 09:04:12 -0400 From: Ellen Johnson Subject: Re: Loss of /th/ vs assimilation of /ng/ in Neither 'length' nor 'strength' is an item in the LAMSAS worksheets. I found them in LAGS' General Index, but not the Technical Index (which would list its variants). I've heard the /n[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]/ pronunciation, though I'd say mostly from /E/ speakers as opposed to those with the /E/-/I/ merger before nasals. Ellen Johnson ellenj[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]atlas.uga.edu