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Initial "s" (was: General RFI)
Padrig Bryn yscrifef:
> eo yscreus:
> > ys at incol sluch lor mmorus --> ys at ary sluch lor mmorus.
> This, of course, _should_ read ys at incol nysluch lor mmorus and ys at
> ary 'sluch lor mmorus. I forgot that word initial s- requires a vowel to
> preceed it.
The correction is sound, but the rule is too strong. It's only
initial "s" + consonant that's forbidden, as in "yscrifer". There
are plenty of words with initial "s" + vowel.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan email@example.com
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)