RE: [OT] "Www" as an internet riddle

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Thu Nov 20 2003 - 19:46:03 EST

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    At 01:39 +0100 2003-11-21, Philippe Verdy wrote:

    >But even if I had no lips, I would prefer using a percussive tongue and
    >palatal sound or glottal stop, or even my fingers on my palm to approximate
    >a /b/, at least for my language (French) which do not use them as
    >distinctive consonnantal phonemes... Also, it's quite hard to place a vowel
    >with such a dental percussive sound. If someone suggested to use teeth, he
    >may not have considered how harmfull this sound could be... better suggest
    >something else!

    And there was a great weeping, and a gnashing of teeth....

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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