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Category: phonetics


most quoted re "phonetics": Jonathan North Washington (27), Tristan Alexander McLeay (18), professors (15), other (12), Abe Solomon (7)

other categories found with "phonetics": linguistics (61), language (29), sadness (17), germanics (11), gradschool (10)

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[link] heard: 7 November 2007
[edit] added: 7 November 2007

Tristan: "It's weird hearing you say /o/s correctly when you speak other languages [Russian, Kyrgyz]."

Jonathan: "Why's that?"

Tristan: "Because you don't normally pronounce them right in English."

[comment] [rate] 5/5

[link] heard: 11 April 2007
[edit] added: 11 April 2007

Jonathan: "Maybe they just think that */p/ turned to /b/ in Germanic. But it only went half way."

Derek: "Yeah, that's how they got þorn."

[comment] [rate] 5/5

[link] heard: 11 February 2004
[edit] added: 12 February 2004

"Asian food is like Cajun food, but without the /k/.... Using that fact you can derive the taste of /k/."

[comment] [rate] 5/5

[link] heard: 30 April 2007
[edit] added: 30 April 2007

(03:59:35) kesuari: how many ways does greek have of writing /i/!

(03:59:53) kesuari: it’s like the saw english "ough" and thought "hey, we can do that ... in reverse"

[comment] [rate] 4/5

[link] heard: 31 March 2007
[edit] added: 1 April 2007

HS: But how did [G] become [g]? I thought usually the trend is the other way round.

Tristan: There’s no accounting for tastes :)

[comment] [rate] 4/5

[link] heard: 6 January 2007
[edit] added: 9 January 2007

Ray: "Phonetics can be a turn off."

Mark: "Depends on how you teach it, Ray."

Ray Jackendoff and Mark Liberman, at the 2007 LSA annual meeting
phonetics, conferences, insults, sadness, college, linguistics, professors, gradschool
[comment] [rate] 4/5

[link] heard: 1 November 2006
[edit] added: 1 November 2006

"They're called anti-formants, kinda like matter and anti-matter. Except if they meet, there's no explosion. And you can't make a space ship engine with them. You can't travel at light speed by going 'ananana'."

Richard talks about nasals.
linguistics, star-trek, physics, weirdness, phonetics
[comment] [rate] 4/5

[link] heard: 2 February 2006
[edit] added: 2 February 2006

01:33:23 [me]: the commercial right before that one just now was a girl with a perfectly standard my-generation american accent, and I was admiring her very clear vowels. Enough so that I downloaded Praat.

01:34:11 [Tristan]: you're kidding me?

01:36:01 [Tristan]: "check out this girl's formants!"

[comment] [rate] 4/5

[link] heard: 12 May 2008
[edit] added: 12 May 2008

(22:54:40) [me]: /r/ → [j] → ∅

(22:55:33) Aaron B: ??

(22:55:41) Aaron B: whatʼs the second arrow mean?

(22:56:08) Aaron B: /input/ -> [output] -> telepathy?

(22:56:18) Aaron B: that would explain the sound/no sound alternation...


(22:57:12) Aaron B: if that's the case, then there might be a weird kind of suppletion thing going on

[comment] [rate] 4/5

[link] heard: 23 March 2006
[edit] added: 23 March 2006

22:03:31 [me]: :-P

22:03:43 [me]: (I started to type :-P as 'th')

22:03:54 [me]: (which was weird. but that's how I'd pronounce it)

22:03:59 [Laura]: WHAT?

22:04:05 [Laura]: th=smiley face?

22:04:09 [me]: no.

22:04:11 [me]: pronounce :-P

22:04:21 [Laura]: "smiley face"

22:04:22 [Laura]: OH

22:04:25 [Laura]: pffft

22:04:28 [me]: no

22:04:31 [Laura]: no?

22:04:32 [me]: stick your tongue out

22:04:38 [me]: no ffs if your tongue's out

22:04:39 [Laura]: pbpbpbpbpbp

22:04:51 [me]: no ps or bs either

22:04:59 [Laura]: Absolutely it's a BP

22:05:17 [Laura]: The sounds of someone blowing a raspberry sounds like a p or b to me.

22:05:25 [me]: technically it's lingua-labial

22:05:36 [me]: yeah, but in this case your tongue is involved

22:05:40 [Laura]: a TH sounds is made by blowing air over over your tongue.

22:05:52 [Laura]: Maybe mrmrmrmrmrmrmrmr

22:05:59 [me]: no, an /h/ is made by blowing air over your tongue

22:06:08 [Laura]: But i like pbpbpbpbpbpbpbp

22:06:15 [me]: but you can do that without your tongue

22:06:20 [Laura]: Yes.

22:06:26 [Laura]: True.

22:06:38 [Laura]: But it's the same sound!

22:06:42 [me]: thbt might be better

22:06:48 [Laura]: Ok, ok.

22:06:55 [Laura]: It's understandable.

22:07:07 [me]: so that's why I started writing it as 'th'

22:07:10 [me]: instead of :-P

22:07:12 [Laura]: heh.

22:07:25 [me]: that conversation is almost worthy of my quotes page

22:07:38 [Laura]: pretty much.

[comment] [rate] 4/5

[link] heard: 25 March 2006
[edit] added: 25 March 2006

04:21:06 [Tristan]: /me wonders how it shows for jon when he deso it

04:21:24 [me]: it just starts with "/me" and looks like a normal message otherways

04:21:38 [me]: (including your weird metathesis typos)

04:21:47 [Tristan]: llo

[comment] [rate] 4/5

[link] heard: 23 April 2007
[edit] added: 23 April 2007

"I'm not like you. I got all these vowels from my parents… and some consonants from these Klingons."

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 20 November 2006
[edit] added: 20 November 2006

"This is not a non-word! [xkɬpltθkʰft] is a non-word."

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 23 October 2006
[edit] added: 25 October 2006

"For this speaker, odds are he's never going to reach 500Hz, unless he's getting run over by something."

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 16 October 2006
[edit] added: 17 October 2006

Richard: "They did a spelling reform and got rid of all those extra circonflexes."

Jonathan: "Really? Did it apply to Canadian French?"

Richard: "Nothing applies to Canadian French."

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 29 March 2006
[edit] added: 29 March 2006

02:35:08 [Tristan]: i hope your health insurance covers your tongue

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 18 March 2006
[edit] added: 18 March 2006

03:36:29 [me]: cardinal vowels are so wrong

03:36:44 [Tristan]: oh, yeah, they're quite arbitrary

03:37:58 [me]: very franco-centric, though, if you ask me

03:39:24 [me]: btw, Kazakh has aspirated voiceless stops

03:39:27 [me]: go figure

03:39:40 [me]: but those voiceless stops voice and fricativise on occasion :)

03:40:11 [Tristan]: the primaracy of voice distinction in stops is also very fraco-centric :)

03:40:28 [Tristan]: maybe the americans should make their own freedom phonetic alphabet :)

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 9 February 2006
[edit] added: 9 February 2006

05:11:37 [Tristan]: and i would think that if you need to tell people to distinguish two symbols it's usually an indication that you shouldn't be :)

in reference to the American English phonetics custom of distinguishing /ə/ and /ʌ/ based on stress
linguistics, wisdom, phonetics
[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 6 February 2006
[edit] added: 6 February 2006

03:47:04 [Tristan]: i thought yiddish was ei > ai, ii > ei

03:47:16 [me]: that's possible. what's your source?

03:47:28 [Tristan]: my possibly faulty brain

03:47:37 [me]: well, where'd you get it before that

03:47:41 [me]: cause that sounds basically right

03:47:59 [Tristan]: my possibly faulty brain is getting a DNS resolution failure on that.

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 9 May 2004
[edit] added: 9 May 2004

Jonathan: "Fingers are not articulators!"

Aaron: "...Yes they are."

[Aaron again says [sʌmθɪŋ] using his fingers to open his mouth to avoid saying [sʌmpθɪŋ]]

Aaron: "You can't speak English without using your fingers."

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 13 November 2006
[edit] added: 14 November 2006

"When you put people in a booth like that, they're desperate to please you. Unless they're a psychology undergrad—then they might be trying to mess with you."

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 16 November 2006
[edit] added: 16 November 2006

(03:17:16) [me]: never heard of æ tensing? ;)

(03:17:55) Qatharsis: D'oh, of course. It's the opposite of q crumbling. ;)

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 20 March 2004
[edit] added: 22 March 2004

"You didn't know that song was in 6-4, did you? You say pətejɾəw; I say pətejɾəw and pətɑɾəw. You say təmejɾəw; I say təmejɾəw and təmɑɾəw."

[comment] [rate] 2/5

[link] heard: 20 March 2004
[edit] added: 20 March 2004

(18:35:14) [me]: well, I am going to go play DDR in an hour and a half...

(18:36:11) Qatharsis: Putting on bland brown pullovers and pronouncing /a o u/ as /Q 9 u-/? ;-)

(18:36:56) Qatharsis: Can't help but parse that as East Germany.

[comment] [rate] 2/5

[link] heard: 29 February 2004
[edit] added: 29 February 2004

Jonathan: "But then why does /ʔəɾə-/ become [pɾi-]?"

Aaron & Amanda: "`Price'. That's English."

Jonathan, helping Aaron and Amanda with phonology homeowrk
linguistics, slowness, stupidity, phonetics
[comment] [rate] 2/5

[link] heard: 22 July 2003
[edit] added: 22 July 2003

(03:43:48) Casoar: apparently there is no suprise

(03:43:50) Casoar: surprise.

(03:44:04) Casoar: stupid silent r. silent ahs shouldn't be spelt

(03:44:20) [me]: then don't spell them :)

(03:44:33) Casoar: okay, i won't then :)

(03:45:15) Casoar: if i can remembe not to spell them. i'll probly foget half the time though. unless the word in question is suprise, when i won't so much foget not to foget as not foget to remembe

(03:46:40) [me]: what??

[comment] [rate] 2/5

[link] heard: 9 March 2006
[edit] added: 9 March 2006

15:28:38 qatharsis: Züritüütsch is not so common in the music business. Bärndütsch lends itself better to singing. It's more vowelly.

[comment] [rate] 2/5

[link] heard: 27 May 2006
[edit] added: 27 May 2006
"It's really weird to see a ‘y’ used like a /j/… It throws me in English."
[comment] [rate] 1/5

[link] heard: 9 February 2004
[edit] added: 10 February 2004

"I'm saying i ~ ɪ; you're hearing the airhead."

oberon learns phonetics
linguistics, food, weirdness, phonetics
[comment] [rate] 1/5

[link] heard: 17 January 2006
[edit] added: 17 January 2006

Prof. Voyles: "Let's get rid of the /ð/ in this example…"

me: "No, you can't do that—it's attested!"

prof. Voyles decides not to like Bashkir data, and I plea with him not to change the language
gradschool, germanics, omnipotence, sadness, linguistics, language, phonetics, turkic
[comment] [rate] 1/5

[link] heard: 7 November 2007
[edit] added: 6 November 2007

Tristan: "[pæ̃ː]."

Jonathan: "[pæ̃ ]. It's short."

Tristan: "French is stupid."

Jonathan: "Why?"

Tristan: "Because it's not like my dialect of English."

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[link] heard: 6 November 2007
[edit] added: 6 November 2007

"If they wanted it to be pronounced [latkəz], they should've spelled it ‘lutkers’."

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[link] heard: 1 August 2007
[edit] added: 1 August 2007

(03:42:49) kesuari: nothing backs up like chiselling a great big stone

(03:43:57) kesuari: i sometimes reckon i should do that: go carving runes somewhere in the bush

(03:44:55) kesuari: not runes per se; i mean some form of phonetic alphabet that looks like runes and is similar enough to the latin alphabet or germanic runes to be decryptable

(03:45:17) kesuari: or maybe i'll do it a bit less phonetic just to give the future linguists a bit of fun

(03:45:43) kesuari: can't be too trivial or else i'll be the Orrm of the 21st century

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[link] heard: 1 August 2007
[edit] added: 1 August 2007

(03:26:05) kesuari: in a thousand years, when english has divided into many languages and tehy've all had spelling reforms, they'll divise a "standardised spelling" for classical english

(03:26:52) kesuari: because the current spelling will been seen as "irregular" and "hard to read", "a poor guide to pronunciation" &c. they will probably also add diacritics so we can tell which vowels are long and which are short, which e's are silent and which are pronounced etc.

(03:27:09) kesuari: much like we do to old english

(03:27:33) kesuari: only, for a non-linguist of the 20th/21st centuries, it'll be hard to read because we don't expect it

(03:29:08) kesuari: and because no-one can seriously expect any of our recordings to last until then and because linguistics texts will largely have been lost to time as they weren't reproduced enough, people will have debates about quite how various aspects were pronounced

(03:30:10) kesuari: they'll reconstruct a language that includes the "bath/trap" split, f'instance

(03:30:24) kesuari: and have trouble reconciling it with the other germanic languagse

(03:32:45) kesuari: but, of course, english retained *þ and *w so it's obviously conservative: it must've been that german and even icelandic lost the original æ/ɑ distinction

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[link] heard: 29 May 2007
[edit] added: 29 May 2007

"‘Venus’ and ‘venerial’ are related. Venus is the Goddess of love, and venerial diseases happen when you're looking for love in the wrong places."

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[link] heard: 25 April 2007
[edit] added: 25 April 2007

Joyce: "Now I'm really sorry for referring that woman to the Tlingit wikipedia article. It makes it sound terrifying."

Jonathan: "Why's it terrifying?"

Amy: "Because she's not a linguist, and every ejective possible doesn't sound like a good thing."

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[link] heard: 11 April 2007
[edit] added: 11 April 2007

Derek: [ftktp]!

Jonathan: "What's that?"

Derek: "Probably Berber."

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[link] heard: 23 January 2007
[edit] added: 23 January 2007

(00:45:36) [me]: I think I'd summarise Hawai'ian as (C)V

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[link] heard: 10 January 2007
[edit] added: 16 January 2007

"I'm a fan of the syllable; I believe in the syllable, but some people don't."

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[link] heard: 4 January 2007
[edit] added: 13 January 2007

[Jonathan shows Aaron a book on Qaraqalpaq written in French]

Aaron: "This orthography is.. what?"

me: "Inconsistent."

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[link] heard: 4 January 2007
[edit] added: 9 January 2007

"I myself am a theoretical phonologist, but in the late '80s, my eyes were beginning to glaze over and I was saying ‘I don't care where to hang [lateral].’"

Bruce Hayes, at the 2007 LSA annual meeting
phonetics, linguistics, sadness, wisdom, conferences, gradschool
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[link] heard: 1 November 2006
[edit] added: 1 November 2006

"It's like a James Bond movie: 'A Pure Tone Rings Forever.'"

Richard talks about nasals.
linguistics, movies, weirdness, phonetics
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[link] heard: 4 May 2006
[edit] added: 4 May 2006

"There's another French politician who[se name] has to do with nasalisation!"

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[link] heard: 8 August 2005
[edit] added: 8 August 2005

[02:51] Aaron B : you should get a cool linguistic alias

[02:51] Aaron B: like, you know how weathermen always just "happen" to have a geological reference in their names?

[02:51] Aaron B: around me we have "johnny mountain"

[02:51] Aaron B: and "dallas storm"

[02:51] Aaron B: you can be like...

[02:51] Aaron B: "jon minimality"

[02:52] Aaron B: or like "Al O. Phone"

[02:52] Aaron B: (short for Albert Optimality Phone)

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[link] heard: 0 June 2004
[edit] added: 13 July 2004

Jonathan: "Database."

Руслан: "Я это не понимаю. Derbes, это пиво."

Руслан Болатбеков
deepness, russian, alcohol, computers, technology, phonetics, multilingualisms
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[link] heard: 17 January 2004
[edit] added: 17 January 2004

(06:02:06) Kesuari: (there is, i think, a certain amount of regular voicing and devoicing of stops and /tS/~/dZ/ (which might better be called /c/ and /J\/ even if that isn't their phonetic rendition) IMD. I have heard that it's not uncommon in AuE for voiced stops to be totally unvoiced and unvoiced aspirated, though i'm not sure if that's true for me.)

(06:02:44) [me]: that's like Werner's law

(06:03:03) Kesuari: or the second sound shift of german.

(06:03:19) Kesuari: which is like Werner's

(06:03:40) Kesuari: also fits into this neck of the woods better e.g. chinese and many other asian langs

(06:05:30) [me]: English:PIE::Australian English:Proto Germanic

(06:05:33) [me]: or at least in 2000 years

(06:06:02) [me]: lord help us if Middle English becomes proto-World

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[link] heard: 15 March 2007
[edit] added: 15 March 2007

"It was cool, you know? I got intimate with her voice, or something."

phonetics projects bring you close to your informants..
scariness, inappropriateness, sadness, relationships, linguistics, sex, papers, phonetics, gradschool
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[link] heard: 20 February 2008
[edit] added: 22 February 2008

Nick: "Actually [ˈgæɹəʤ] is a whole genre of music."

all: "You mean [gɻ̩ˈɑʒ]."

Nick: "It's quite different actually."

Nick being the sole Brit among a crowd of Americans
music, phonetics, patriotism, germanics
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[link] heard: 28 February 2008
[edit] added: 28 February 2008

(18:50:47) [me]: y'know is jɨnəʊ̯

(18:51:13) [me]: that's weird though, because it doesn't follow the ə/ɨ generalisation for me

(18:51:31) [Tristan]: clitics don't in general

(18:51:42) [me]: oh yeah, the ɨm/əm contrast..

(18:51:45) [Tristan]: kill him ~ kill them is a ɪ/ə minimal pair

(18:52:05) [Tristan]: usefule to know as the indisputable overlord of the whole world

(18:52:24) [Tristan]: and especially useful for one of his minions

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[link] heard: 22 March 2008
[edit] added: 24 March 2008

me: "What's that called when you express things with sounds?"

Austin: "You mean speaking?"

Jonathan meant interjections, or something, but Austin made an accurate generalisation..
misunderstandings, linguistics, language, phonetics, stupidity
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[link] heard: 16 December 2008
[edit] added: 16 December 2008

(17:29:30) Michael T: vowels are always plotting against me.. especially ɯ. you never know what ɯ is thinking.

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[link] heard: 5 April 2007
[edit] added: 5 April 2007

(00:42:03) Derek: I found a way to explain language change to our students

(00:42:31) Derek: Languages start out cool and get less cool with time, unless the change involves gaining velars or uvulars

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[link] heard: 11 March 2009
[edit] added: 11 March 2009

prof. Kara: "Benjamin, what's regressive assimilation?"


prof. Kara: "Well, you could say, when the Chinese borrow from the Tibetans, for example."

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[link] heard: 26 September 2009
[edit] added: 26 September 2009

"The letter ‹q› is just hanging around waiting for English to gain uvular stops."

Övgönxüü on spelling reform
politics, phonetics, klingonisms, coolness, linguistics
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[link] heard: 21 October 2009
[edit] added: 21 October 2009

(04:31:14) kesuari: i could've sworn that on the heirarchy of cool letters, ø was way higher than ö

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[link] heard: 17 November 2009
[edit] added: 17 November 2009

(20:07:46) [redacted]: there is not one single redeeming quality about the interface

(20:07:49) [redacted]: except that you can see it

(20:07:53) [redacted]: like, that it's not covered in black

(20:07:57) [redacted]: that's the only redeeming quality

(20:08:00) [redacted]: that you can see it

Abe Solomon's complaints about Praat's interface
linguistics, computers, insults, sadness, programming, phonetics
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[link] heard: 8 February 2010
[edit] added: 8 February 2010

(21:43:46) Aaron B: and H&R are like "um, you got peanut butter in my chocolate; NO, you got CHOCOLATE in my peanut butter"

(21:43:51) Aaron B: except they don't like Reese's

(21:44:04) Aaron B: so they're grumpy about it

(21:44:19) Aaron B: basically they're like "phono is a completely arbitrary, abstract computation system; anything else = lame"


(21:46:37) Aaron B: lol, sorry

(21:46:50) Aaron B: sometimes i need to anthropomorphize complex theoretical issues

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[link] heard: 25 April 2007
[edit] added: 26 April 2007

Derek: "Something about the word ‘Kyrgyz’ sounds agressive."

Jonathan: "What about [qr̩ˈʀz̩] sounds agressive?"

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[link] heard: 31 October 2011
[edit] added: 31 October 2011

(18:42:02) spectie: Flammie, did you get the abstract in on time ?

(18:43:42) Flammie: I did, though it was kindof short and wishywashy

(18:43:52) spectie: you should have seen mine and firespeaker's

(18:44:50) firespeaker: we didn't even read ours

(18:44:52) spectie: yeah

(18:45:11) firespeaker: and I think it just sounds like a bunch of disconnected facts about Kyrgyz morphology

(18:45:19) firespeaker: and phonology

(18:45:33) firespeaker: which is basically what talking to me sounds like I guess

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[link] heard: 9 April 2012
[edit] added: 9 April 2012

"We have vowel harmony; it's great. I like it, I love it!"

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[link] heard: 12 April 2012
[edit] added: 13 April 2012

"The Spanish speakers are all like ‘it's close enough—we'll just make a little phonological conversion chart: «insert a bunch of /ʒ/ and /ão/»’"

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[link] heard: 20 April 2007
[edit] added: 22 April 2007

(00:04:32) kesuari: eü -> ew is nothing...

(00:05:04) [me]: actually, not's not true

(00:05:45) [me]: didn't you look at that chart I sent? ;)

(00:06:29) kesuari: oh, w desonorises!

(00:06:32) kesuari: that’s awesome

(00:06:32) [me]: yeah =)

(00:06:42) [me]: I remember noticing that about 2 years ago

(00:06:46) [me]: and coming to the same conclusion

(00:07:00) kesuari: lol. yeah, your opinions are contagious or something

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[link] heard: 12 August 2012
[edit] added: 12 August 2012

(16:55:49) [me]: btw, I've noticed that voicing typos aren't as uncommon as one might thing

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[link] heard: 25 January 2013
[edit] added: 25 January 2013

"If we put it in the carrier sentence first, we might have confounding variables—like thinking."

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[link] heard: 1 February 2013
[edit] added: 1 February 2013

"But you don't have languages where, for example, sonority behaves as a prosodic feature. So you don't have languages were some words are like [waə̃wə̃wʊɑ̃ə̃ɑ̃] and others are like [pskxə̥ɸhtʰɯ̥kʰɯ̥]."

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[link] heard: 1 February 2013
[edit] added: 1 February 2013

"So Korean dramas are all the rage in lots of countries in Asia. And in China, when they imitate this recurring phrase from the Korean dramas—[Korean...], ‘I love you’—because that's what they do in Korean dramas, they love each other—they repeat it with an affricate."

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[link] heard: 1 February 2013
[edit] added: 1 February 2013

JH: "Well, this was accepted to a major international conference, so it can't be useless."

RS: "Wrong."

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[link] heard: 1 March 2013
[edit] added: 1 March 2013

"Oh, you don't know what open quotient is? You know most things."

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[link] heard: 15 March 2013
[edit] added: 15 March 2013

Sam: "I'm going to sing a Mongolian song."

[Sam clears throat]

Niko: "That's actually the name of the song."

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[link] heard: 15 March 2013
[edit] added: 15 March 2013

(13:11:51) spectie: қ:ғ {а}: ь: {☭}: >: {S}: ы: ь:ь {n}:н ы: __HFST_TWOLC_.#.

(13:12:00) spectie: uh oh, communism in our transducer

(13:17:45) selimcan: Фонологи всех стран, объединяйтесь! :)

Fran and Ilnar commenting about the Kazakh transducer
puns, phonetics, linguistics, programming, kazakh, russian, SSSR, politics
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[link] heard: 3 June 2016
[edit] added: 3 June 2016

(13:29:23) Фрэн: now i just need to get the irish converted into IPA

(13:29:29) Фрэн: so i can convert it into finnish

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[link] heard: 27 June 2016
[edit] added: 7 February 2021

(19:05:24) spectie: you could remove the 'in langs'

(19:05:31) spectie: what else would TR vowel systems be identified in?

(19:05:32) spectie: buckets?

(19:05:50) spectie: insurgent groups/

(19:06:01) spectie: water supply?

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