Peter T. Daniels scripsit:

> "Underlying" has no place in this sort of phonemic analysis. It _is_
> Halleism. (Chomsky bears little responsibility for "generative"
> phonology.)

If his name's on it, he's responsible, unless you argue that this is
another case like that of Alpher, Bethe, and Gamow. (Ralph Alpher continues
to resent the joke, which was entirely Gamow's idea.)

Anyway, I see the difference as one of degree, not as one of kind.

A: "Spiro conjectures Ex-Lax." John Cowan
Q: "What does Pat Nixon frost her cakes with?" jcowan@...
--"Jeopardy" for generative semanticists