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Re: OT: Re: Why do people in the UK put a u in the word color?

On Wednesday 19 April 2006 07:00, Mike McCarty wrote:
> Ron Johnson wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-04-18 at 13:50 -0500, Mike McCarty wrote:
> >>No. If you look closely, you'll see that I put those symbols
> >>inside of slash marks. That means that they are phonemes,
> >>and the /j/ phoneme indicates a sound similar to the consonantal
> >>"y" in English, as in "yet". As an example of another two words
> >
> > Oh, "j" like "jagermeister"?
> Yes, similar, except that should be "Jaegermeister".

Nope, it's Jägermeister.  It's one of my favorite drinks.

Paul Johnson
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