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Re: FW: Bistahieversor sealeyi, NM tyrannosaurid
On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 10:08 AM, dale mcinnes <email@example.com> wrote:
> Neat idea!! Perhaps, if I may suggest, another alternative??
> Someone set up a web page devoted exclusively to audio-phonetics.
> Let every author(s) contribute everytime a new name is proposed.
> Title the internet file PALAEO-PHONETICS. Even the general public
> could get something out of this. Anyone with time on their hands??
Something like this was already done back in the '90s:
Click on the names for associated .AU files.
Of course, this is all coming from a prescriptivist standpoint, which,
as I and others have pointed out, is not tenable. A *descriptivist*
website would be pretty cool -- not so much "How you should say X" as
"How do you say X?". Would be especially interesting if people
submitting files had to indicate geographic data, who their mentor
* I'm pretty sure this has something to do with why some English
speakers say "app-o-morphy" while others say "ape-o-morphy".
T. Michael Keesey
Technical Consultant and Developer, Internet Technologies