Date: Mon, 29 Apr 1996 10:59:01 -0400 From: Wayne Glowka Subject: Re: epenthetic /l/ and notation woes >2 points: > >Holmes is definitely L-less for me, and I believe in the UK as well. >Historically it should be L-less as should Stockholm, calm, balm, alms, etc >(see Dobson v.2. sect. 425 and my article in AS 69) but there has been some >back and forth with words like falcon, vault, cauldron, and recently, calm, >et al. Yes, for seventy pages or so of discussion on the /l/ or lack of /l/ in certain words like "folklore," you may want to look at the archives of this list for last fall under "folklore" (although other subject headings were relevant). The student who asked the original question about the /l/ in the first syllable of "folklore" apologized for causing all the trouble. Wayne Glowka Professor of English Director of Research and Graduate Student Services Georgia College Milledgeville, GA 31061 912-453-4222 wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]