Re: canonic 'quick brown fox' of English phonemes?
- Feb 2 Expand MessagesView SourceOh my, I think we could have a YAEPT on almost every one of those words. At least, many certainly don't match my "SA" pronunciation!!! Admittedly, the author is British, but still......
On Sunday, February 2, 2014 3:06 AM, R A Brown <ray@...> wrote:
On 01/02/2014 23:58, MorphemeAddict wrote:
> Oh, no...!
I'm afraid you have!
"A quick brown fox ..." type of sentence is known as a
pangram. The sort of sentence you want would be a 'phonemic
Justin Rye discusses what he calls 'phonetic pangrams':
Yep - sorry, but we sure have a YAEPT here ;)
> On Sat, Feb 1, 2014 at 5:51 PM, Adam Walker
> <carraxan@...> wrote:
>> I'm not aware of one, but you do realize you just
>> spawned YAEPT that will go on and on and on and never
>> aanswer your question. But instead spawn aguements
>> about how many phonemes there are in whose dialect.
"Ein Kopf, der auf seine eigene Kosten denkt,
wird immer Eingriffe in die Sprache thun."
[J.G. Hamann, 1760]
"A mind that thinks at its own expense
will always interfere with language".