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Re: MR: Wlonk

Poster: jonesj@SunBelt.Net (Phillip Jones)

On Tue, 05 Nov 1996 12:59:26 -0500, you wrote:

>Puh-LEEZE! "WL" is just a consonant blend, like "bl" or "pl"; it's just
>a blend that we're not used to using.  You make the "w" sound with your
>lips while making the "l" sound with your tongue; there's no theoretical
>reason why you can't do both at once.

True, they are all consonants, but "b" and "p" are both labials while
"w" is in another family.  Isn't it a de facto vowel anyway?
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