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:It's a (pseudo)phonemic transcription of how the word "loving" would be pronounced if the "v" were replaced by "f" in pronunciation. "loving" has a (relatively) idiosyncratic spelling, but it is actually pronounced as "luvving" /ˈlʌvɪŋ/, replacing the V with F in writing would produce a word that would be likely to be pronounced rather like "loafing" /ˈləʊfɪŋ/. [[Special:Contributions/188.114.102.172|188.114.102.172]] 09:42, 23 June 2016 (UTC)
 
:It's a (pseudo)phonemic transcription of how the word "loving" would be pronounced if the "v" were replaced by "f" in pronunciation. "loving" has a (relatively) idiosyncratic spelling, but it is actually pronounced as "luvving" /ˈlʌvɪŋ/, replacing the V with F in writing would produce a word that would be likely to be pronounced rather like "loafing" /ˈləʊfɪŋ/. [[Special:Contributions/188.114.102.172|188.114.102.172]] 09:42, 23 June 2016 (UTC)
  
;Why not use ( pronounced: "yews") fortition on eferything in an interfocalic context, not just 'V's?
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== Why not use ( pronounced: "yews") fortition on eferything in an interfocalic context, not just 'V's? ==
  
 
I.e. 'Z' becomes 'Ss' and that wierd French-sounding G sound (as in Jean luc) I can never remember the name of becomes 'sh'.
 
I.e. 'Z' becomes 'Ss' and that wierd French-sounding G sound (as in Jean luc) I can never remember the name of becomes 'sh'.
  
I.e. cifilissation. {{unsigned ip|108.162.244.67}}
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I.e. cifilissation.
  
  
;Worth noting inherent irony
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== Worth noting inherent irony ==
 
Comic mentions to pass on the idea but not write it down, but the comic itself is written down, meaning that by sharing the joke on future linguists in the comic, the joke on future linguists is spoiled.
 
Comic mentions to pass on the idea but not write it down, but the comic itself is written down, meaning that by sharing the joke on future linguists in the comic, the joke on future linguists is spoiled.
 
[[Special:Contributions/108.162.246.112|108.162.246.112]] 00:02, 24 June 2016 (UTC)
 
[[Special:Contributions/108.162.246.112|108.162.246.112]] 00:02, 24 June 2016 (UTC)
  
 
I think that the text about the simpsons is a joke. The word ending in a lax vowel that the Simpsons created is "doh". "Doh" is substituted by "meh" in order to spread even more linguistic disinformation to future linguists that stumble upon this comic. 16:26, 27 June 2016 (UTC)[[Special:Contributions/172.68.19.5|172.68.19.5]] 16:26, 27 June 2016 (UTC)
 
I think that the text about the simpsons is a joke. The word ending in a lax vowel that the Simpsons created is "doh". "Doh" is substituted by "meh" in order to spread even more linguistic disinformation to future linguists that stumble upon this comic. 16:26, 27 June 2016 (UTC)[[Special:Contributions/172.68.19.5|172.68.19.5]] 16:26, 27 June 2016 (UTC)

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