Date: Thu, 14 Sep 1995 09:04:32 EDT From: Larry Horn Subject: Re: Consonant Cluster Reduction My favorite plural of that type is _sixths_, which I believe is the only in- stance of a tautosyllabic 4 obstruent cluster. I have a feeling I pronounce it (at least in fast speech) with a very long [s], i.e. [sIks::]. Larry