Date: Mon, 30 Oct 1995 17:26:39 -0600 From: "Kathleen M. O'Neill" Subject: Re: folk/folklore >This has been an amazing thread. I would have guessed that it is not >even possible for speakers of English to pronounce the /l/ in words >like 'folklore.' I am relatively certain that I do not pronounce the >/l/ in any 'lk' words. > >Bethany Dumas > > _Any_ "lk" words? Really? What about "milk" or "balk"? How about "lm" words like "calm" and "film"? "Palm"? I've been discussing this thread with friends, and I, too, am amazed at the variety of pronunciations I have found. ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; ;Kathleen M. O'Neill ... Language Laboratory Technician I ; ;koneil1[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] ... u55354[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] ; ;::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::; ;University of Illinois at Chicago ... Language Laboratory ; ;703 South Morgan Street (M/C 042) ... Grant Hall, Room 311 ; ;Chicago, IL 60607-7025 ; ;312.996.8838 or 8836 ... 312.996.5501 FAX ; ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;