Re: glottal stop

From: Petr Tomasek (
Date: Thu May 10 2007 - 15:04:13 CDT

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    On Thu, May 10, 2007 at 03:36:26PM -0400, William J Poser wrote:
    > A nice example of the problems created by using apostrophe
    > for glottal stop (and glottalization of the preceding consonant)
    > is found in Carrier. This convention was introduced in the days
    > of typewriters, when apostrophe and right single quote were the same.
    > MS Word and other word processors, however, are prone to think that

    But this is a problem caused by the Microsoft's hegemony and
    it's way of thinking "we are more clever than the stupid user"
    not a fault of using apostrophe to denote glottal stop.

    > Bill

    Petr Tomasek <>

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