[Taxacom] Help sought - re. spelling of Rhamnoides.

Curtis Clark jcclark-lists at earthlink.net
Mon Dec 31 22:13:20 CST 2007


On 2007-12-30 16:12, Laurent Raty wrote:
> AFAIAA, the simple vowel 'i', be it short or long, accented or not, 
> etc..., is never, ever pronounced "eye" (aïe ;-) in any language other 
> than English...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Vowel_Shift
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_changement_vocalique

An autapomorphy of modern English.

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