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A linguist's final manuscript is known as a schwan song

@Ranjit @joshmillard just now occurring to me how vast swaths of the IPA vowel chart are just waiting for specialized mastodons that either require or forbid sounds inside their boundaries. /u/.town, for expressing surprise and awe; /ɛ/.horse for ambivalence; /ɑ/.space for either sudden elucidation or dentist appointments; /æ/.social for real monsters

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