Attititudes and attributions

A Language Log posting by Geoff Pullum ┬áthat started with the pronunciation of the composer Sibelius’s name in Finnish has diverged in many directions, one of them having to do with word-initial [h] in varieties of English. The presence or absence of this [h] is noticeable to most speakers, since the difference is phonemic, potentially … Continue reading Attititudes and attributions