Monthly Archives: September 2011

Phonemes, graphemes, and Tatooine Adventures

When I took my first graduate-level phonetics course, my semester project (with a couple other students) was a study of voice onset time (VOT), a measure of the temporal difference between the release of an oral closure and the onset … Continue reading

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Comments vs. spam

The fact that I have very few, or perhaps no, readers (Josh? Are you there?) means that I get more spam than I do actual human-generated comments. I don’t get a lotĀ of spam, mind you (even the robots don’t find … Continue reading

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