Peter T. Daniels scripsit:

> > BTW, is it OK to call "stop" a fricative?
> No, it isn't!

Construe, construe, as Stalky says. "Stop" is certainly not a fricative,
though it begins with a fricative (and ends with a stop).

A mosquito cried out in his pain, John Cowan
"A chemist has poisoned my brain!"
The cause of his sorrow
Was para-dichloro- jcowan@...
Diphenyltrichloroethane. (aka DDT)