I feel like asking linguists to also be not-racist, not-clueless, and good prose stylists shouldn't be too much to ask. But apparently...
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in response to "For example, some Arabic languages such as Farsi include a phonological contrast between the voiced velar stop /g/ and a voiced uvular stop /G/ that does not contrast with /g/ in English (Maddieson, 1984)."academia, writing, racism, sadness, linguistics, insightfulness