Date: Wed, 9 Jul 1997 10:40:19 -0400
From: "Dennis R. Preston" preston[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]PILOT.MSU.EDU
Subject: Re: nasal flaps?
Up here in Michigan they call nasal flaps 'snorts' (like what a bull does).
Can you guess what they call anal trills?
Us Louisvillians didn't know none of this stuff. Good thing I come up North.
Peter Patrick writes:
his tongue must be longer than mine if he can flap it against his nose . . .
or does his nasal cavity have some moving part that mine doesn't?
Dennis R. Preston
Department of Linguistics and Languages
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824-1027 USA
preston[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]pilot.msu.edu