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Re: Buffer and Vowel phonology

la lojbab. cusku di'e

> We have yet to experience a heavily buffered dialect.  So far we arguing
> theory, and the language has not degraded at all.  (In actuality, the
> tendency for English speakers to turn unstressed final 'a' into schwa
> has been FAR more serious as a degradation than anything you have
> proposed might happen - we can't even understand OURSELVES when we do
> this.

I hasten to add that he means "American English speakers of Lojban".

John Cowan					cowan@ccil.org
		e'osai ko sarji la lojban.