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RE: Nqwebasaurus, an African ornithomimosaur



That's much easier, then!

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> From: keesey@gmail.com
> Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2012 12:50:01 -0700
> Subject: Re: Nqwebasaurus, an African ornithomimosaur
> To: archosauromorph2@hotmail.com
>
> On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 12:47 PM, Brad McFeeters
> <archosauromorph2@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > The problem for me isn't the click consonant itself, it's having three 
> > consonant sounds in a row at the beginning of a word.  If it was called 
> > "Nrwebasaurus" I'd still find it impossible to pronounce.
> > Mike, can you upload a clip of yourself saying *Nqwebasaurus*?
>
> The "nq" is actually one sound, a nasalized click. If I have time, I'll try.
>
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> T. Michael Keesey
> http://tmkeesey.net/