From: Peter Constable (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jun 10 2004 - 08:14:20 CDT
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Behalf Of Michael Everson
> >I had not proposed ones I know of before now as I expected they'd be
> >about as well received as the two symbols created by Doke that I
> >proposed last summer: the s and z with swash tail (they were not
> >accepted at that time).
> Heavens, really? The bilabials? Desmond Cole discusses them (and
> shows them) in his article "The History of African Linguistics to
> 1945" in Current Trends in Linguistics, Vol. 7, Linguistics in
> Sub-Saharan Africa.
Are you serious? I missed that! In the very same volume (p. 648), the z
(but not the s) is cited in A.N. Tucker's article "Orthographic systems
and conventions in Sub-Saharan Africa."
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