Re[2]: [tied] Glen, regarding...

From: Brian M. Scott
Message: 26295
Date: 2003-10-09

At 9:45:29 AM on Thursday, October 9, 2003, Patrick C. Ryan

> Let us take a concrete example. If a certain segment of a
> population substitutes a fricative (/f/) for an aspirated
> stop (/pH/), we can make one of two basic assumptions:
> that segment finds it difficult (or impossible) to
> replicate /pH/; or that segment does not properly hear
> /pH/, and cannot distinguish it from /f/. Both scenarios
> imply physical causes.

No, they don't.