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English Vowels Losing Out To "Schwa," Bui No One Alarmed By SAUL PETT , "Much of thc v a r i a b i l i t y in pro- j for thc schwa sound, the colloquial , nunciation of a given word arises I pronunciation of this phrase is · New Y o r k - ( / l ' ) - H o w s y o u r ; f r o m a ,.,,.,,,,,, ,e m iency of fomc I Get it? Well, now that you un- schwa? Oh. come on now. 'i nu ve, Fnl .||, n vnwc \ sounds to lose their I dcrstand the schwa, don't worry. lot a schwa. T r u m a n has a schwa. : i n | j v i c l u a , i ( v a[)d , 0 , )c ). cp i ac ecl about it, for the review points out:: FOE'S FLAK PEELS OFF JET'S ENGINE COWLING S h a s Eisenhower. L i k e - w i s e w l l l t l Churchill. Yogi Bcn-a,- .Senator | .{,.;.,.., ,. a || t | lc ' S c hwa'" Tail, Shirley Temple, Frank Co.;-j y QU ] nusl understand, I by a neutral sound which phonc- though. Il'l Not So B«d "Such free use of tiie sehwa dor-.s ·. not endanger intelligibility, as the I - . ; , u . . 1 1 uu muni u u u t l a n » , w , ...*."r,.., inn l:l lumlJil:! 1111 ulllj;, ,J|, tello. Everybody has a_schwa be-1 , h a t , hc sdnva js not t h c ph ,,netic cnnsiina.it framework of many " I spelling o f t h e sound made. H I u -ords identifies them f u l l y a n d ; cause a sehwa knows no barriers; of sex- politics, elass or ficoaraphy. | ^pif is n n n m c K ivcn by the i thi'context makes 'meanings' clear.' Before you retire in confusion to | experts to thc sound. Jl ?n"|rt iusl I],, f i l c t i caf j. speech with l i b e r a l : thc sports pages, let it be ex- j as easily have been called (iclimo! U5C of the schwa sound has ac- '· .plained i i u i c k l y what a schwa is. I or shnook. j ceptancc today as the standard f o r ! In 3 discussion of pronunciation, , . , _ _ , . ,,__, n , ,.,.,,,.,, | radio and the sta-e." j "A tribe of biishmen who l i v e , i t h e frillRCS of the K a l a h a r i ! the technology review of thc Massachusetts Institute of Technology says: Liko A- Gruni Or Groan So what is a schwa? A schwa, says thc Kvhnnlnsy Desert in Africa has its own version ol the schwa. Actually, it's more of a click than a schwa. "The language of thc people." says the review, "is described as consisting mainly of clicks made with thc toiiRue against the r o o f j review, is thc sound "produced by wpulsinn of breath with the vocal organs in a generally relaxed position" and "decidedly resembles grunt or croan." Thr technology review explains: "The schwa occurs frequently in even the most precisely spoken of thc mouth English. For example, the vowels of 'above 1 can be pronounced in no other way. If thc reader will say this word aloud, he can sat- - , -- . . , isfy himself that both thc A nod! American speech of a s i m i l a r l y : tiic O arc pronounced with thc r u d i m e n t a r y sound -- the schwa. . . . A l t h o u g h t h c ] English-speaking person employs 1 clicks only in addressing horses or other animals, it is striking to. note the predominance in c u r r e n t ; e q u i v a l e n t of a grunt. 1 Headers who try this simple test and do not come up with a grunt are earnestly advised to contact M. I. T.. not me. i tried it aloud. 1G times without a single grunt or groan. It was the guy next to me I J-'ccI beUcr now? Prairie Grove Dinner quests nf Miss Betsy! ' Harris ScoLcino'vowel, i Campbell and Mrs. .1. P. Anyw'y. theReview says, thc Friday night were Mr. and M r s . j iTalf Defends Demands Of Sen. McCarthy I Bi-Portisan Foreign j Policy Docs Not : Exist, He Asserts What Others Sav schwa is replacing more and more James Chrisholm and Mrs. Lottie! vowels in good and bad English. As a "random" example, the phrase, '-Massachusetts I n s t i t u t e n f j b c c n visilmr. her Technology," was ritcd. j When these words ··- " Jackson of FaycHcvillc. ; Mrs. U. W. Magruder, who has d \ SMILING OVER A NARROW ESCAPE, l.t. Colin M. McCraiy. Hickory Corners. M i c h . Imil.n at I cowling, shot loose by Chinese Communist ' l i n k , nti'l rs|inn-(l a m m u n i t i o n magazines for tliri'C guns on his F-8II Shooting Star. The scene 1.1 a U. H. l - i l l l i A i r Fnii-c ln.se In K r n r a . McCrary c a u g h t tile flalt while m a k i n g a low level a t t a c k tin mam r a i l lines in N o i t n Korea. Dclm-si* plioto. ( i H t c m n t w n a l ) vhfi rl i.f I I n I K i y i : j n n T . ; n i l t i n * , i : ; t l l i n r . K r p u h l i c . - i n I l l l r v ' l i i r - t l ' ' i r fitlcii;:!. U n d n 1 I10:i:n- ,,t:c l r ; » ( ; i : t : i i i [ ) o n l y l i a \ v.c l i " l n i t , i I In- K o r e a n w a r . " Til,' I ' l l ! " .Tll.U,-,!- ,i:.;-r I t h a i 1C', nl Cnuter a Bus for Group Tripi nnunccd with utmost f o r m a l i t y , ' the rcvicw~5H.vs. "the schwa occurs in three a d d i t i o n a l places: the e of "Massachusetts," the second 1 nf 'Institute," and the second O in Technology'." 1 Thus, if we use a question mark Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Gib- pro-i son of New Orleans. La., since the FOR SALE CHOICE BUSINESS LOCATION On Corner of West Dickson and Gregg Srs., in Foyetteville, Arkansas, 200x278, and OTHER PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION At the Court House in Fayelleville FRIDAY, JANUARY 25lh r 1952, at 1:30 P.M. UNA X. REED, ESTATE By J. Fay Reed and Clifton Reed McMichacI, Admrs. West Fork Christmas holidays, returned home Sunciav. , Local churches dismissed l h . - i r , M[ . am] Wn! C H n t SUll ,| oy ;lrc Sunday n i g h t services lo join with v i ) R j n t , lhcil . n c w | lnmi .. The the Methodist Church in its evan-1 Holistic campaiRii. The Rev. M. E-] cc ;J" b Scott nf Stamps will conduct scrv- 1 L L I I 1 U There w i l l b e a cnvcrrd d i ' h . n f M i r s Ha,- S m i t h . Mipp::r in Ihf basement »f t h e Mrs. J u n e Fni:litninn has I ' l e:;by!tTian C l i u i r l i WtHiiii-:-d;'y : Hirncd li'iaie f n , . , i I,;,: C',uni:.' I n i g h t , . l a n u a r y in. at 7:311. A l l i pil.il. win-re sh" hiis iieen a p a t i e n t . : (|,.| i: ,rlinfnl." n ^ _ , members a n - l l i g c i t i ' j a t t e n d . ' Mr. and M i s . II. I'.. Wo,,dr, and j . ! Stanley's f o r m e r home burned De- j There w i l l i)c a rnniure.itioiK,!; d a u g h t e r . Beverly^ spent ilie w i r k - Iho .'-'Lit,' I K'p.-ii-lineni" ba invlifii".!" Si-i.itur Mct'ai \Vi.M "in his demand f"i e--.lli.'a!i,,'il 'if r f H i i l i l i n n . s c c b r LLII1UI each; Mrs. T. S. Thrclkeld has been j dm; siting in the home of her M I I ; wi!! evening tnis WCCK ~ i (| ( ,.,u c |ner-in-law. Mr. and M r s . ! M n o l i a ' - a n , l " c ^ h e b i r ; h o f a L n , l s y l v a n T h r e l k c l d ,,f For, S m i t h . . m i l e Thomas Paul. Mr. H a l l is the son i of Mrs. Grace Hall nf Prairie Grove. The P.T.A. Founders Day banquet will be given Wednesday, j February 6. The program will be followed bv a silver tea. .lir.imv Shofncr, J e f f Curlsinscr, and llcrschcl Clark were guests f f Charles Ellis llcnson Saturday. The boys camped out at thc Hen son f a r m Saturday night. | Mr. and Mrs. H. M. B r o a d m a n , ' , who have been visiting thc Baker-; and Lockbarts. have returned tn their home at Roanokc, Va. Mrs. Clarence Phillips is .1 pa- tlcnl at the County Hospital. Twenty-eight young people and leachcrs from thc local Methodist Church attended a youth rally in Fayctlcville Saturday n i g h t . | The adult woikers were Clyde; Dclau, Miss Ollic Damns, Misp i Doris Sharp and Mrs. S. O. Pally, i c. .T, ui:* vi I V , spent U't. ,,, , r. - | , ( , ( , .·nil in Siiiuvll, OklJi.. v i i - i l i n s M r . ! , l ' n " c ;; 1 . · : " · · · . · · · , V,' , : , a m i M I F . Jclm G;mcU. j 1 ^ Ihlfl » c "; l i r ' n s h !^ 1;ill '' tl '- 1 " « ·]·!... p.T.A. w i l l mrct Tliur^l.-.y ! I.'ilebbr. Ll/;;nirin. w i i h n i n w j i y s J n i £ ; h i ;il 7:3n in (h; home oco- ; inilrr. IOIIR rapnblr of h M ' l ' U H " . lKHISt\ - J C l p t n t H T . ' U hiir (Iciiotincinff u'ith tinre* '. 'li;t\i:?'.\ ;i barn Ion the petty p i l f e r i n g ft! i h r [irr.ky Hc.iiocrals lh* J I t - , n i l - h e f t n i\';itiona! CotnmiUt?c- i-i'-n ;tt t n r i r Sail Kranci.ico con- t .j ; r ,, ,. ^, r , ojime their n e a r l y i.n.inii.idU': a p p r o v a l of Chairman i ; i v ('·n\t\'\f"-"nfi. Thfi rn.Ttcrn in','iM'-h if ihr coin mi UP R had nl- if.i'-lv ·,,·!'.-n ,1 i i n n n i m n i i s vole o( In t h r u onrricln: c h ^ i r finer t k i t M ih^ RFC n r i il-.** grins; prclrcmcly i'. f f f i r ' i a l p i K m n c t h a t Tt tn. or j u i t p i l f e r i n g by 1 ."" \\'r rfnubt Jf I h r A n i c r i r n n vntrr is rrafly ' l'/ m;ikr .11-,y s u r h rii«l!jnctinn. [f j !hr i:r-}n:l)li( an K t r . n r f j i r f s arc 30! i n ? in -iinkf n f f i c t n l rli'Imqucncy they hnr! better ?rt n ! rr-cni-d ih.ii doiKjunrn r n r r U p t i n n | on both M'lc.i cif the disc, j Thr I'Jmly Oklahoman. STOMAcTiT^ Taxes the HEART An A c c t i n t u U t i n n nf R;IZ in thf y.t. ni.u-h furmr, pressure, c/nwcl.i Uir hr.irt ;ml rrgulls in 1)103110^, ",-;.i.':-y" c;iti-lip«. p n t p l t a l i o n and r.ivrtiic.-is of breath. This condi- Umi m.iv f r e q u e n t l y be mistaken f i n h e a r t i r n u b t c . C K i l T A - V I N is hrlpuis such IAS \ "\ ictini;!" ;11 n\ cr F.tyclleville. This new medicine h t a k e n before inoiil::, :.« it works with your food - lir.lps you digest food foster iinrf bettor, (jtiii pains RO! Dlo»t van- Ihl-cs! CuiH.-iins Herbs and Vlla- n i i i t U-1 w i t h Iron to enrich thc blood and make nerves stronger. We.'ik, nii::or:tble jicoplc soon fee! u i f f c i r n t ;iil nver. So don't RO. | mi K i i f f c r i n n , del CERTA-VIN.-- U'linehcn's l-'ayctlcvillc Driij; Slort. i Final Winter Clearance Must Make Room for New Spring Merchandise Arriving Daily -- L i m i t e d Quantities -- But Wonderful Values -All Drastcally Reduced for Immediate Clearance! Need We Say More? Dresses ·All Remaining Fall and Winter Dresses $ IO $ I2 · Juniors · Regulars · Half-Sizes ·Millinery ·Sportswear ·Lingerie ·Blouses · Skirts · Jackets · Sweaters (Incl. Few Cashmeres) · Robes · Gowns · Slips ·Camisoles · Vz Slips · Lounge Pajamas · Tailored Dressy · Wool Jersey · Cotton · Crepe · Boucle Drastically Reduced! 100°o Nylon Half-Slips Special Lace Trims Pink, White, Navy. * ALL Playtex Girdles Reduced Only Till Feb. 4th All Sales Final ...WITH THE F I N E S T P E R F O R M A N C E OF ALL T I M E ! Featuring \ of Cadillac's Greatest Engineering Achievements! THE NEV/ 190 I llnr i i Itr mvl jv. w.'/ rfildnil a!i;r,!r,!t: t/ii. /!! Jt;-rr in't(,u I. P. lul, CADILLAC ENGINE ll-.r n'. I il;n : .'f, ···':·! '··' ! ; ifly years ;r_'i, i h c lir t C a i i i l l a c car m a d e if, liow tn t h e puhlic. 'I'ud.iy, :is a l i n i n g i.l;i;i.ix t" t h ' i - c l i i l y UMI-, nl prnpn-.-., «c ;irc J I K ci'.iiiu^ i n o u r :-!if)\'.;':')iiis tin; ( i i ! i l e n A n ! i ; \ t r 1 ;uy C a i l ; t l . a ' - - l y l.ir l i i c line;.! i-.ir cvt-r i n I n . 11 i l u . i l i ! , t i i ) i ; i i i l i i . i l n a m e . . . . I l l - , r.r .ly thc J;jv.(/ bctUitnnl nl all C ;u!ll!.U'. N l l l l i c r n u : : t !l.tr.:!L^ have slla: pi Mul H i u l M i i a i i c n c i l i h c c x t c i i ' i r i l r - i t ' i i -- w h i l e i h c s v l i u l l y . n c w i n i i v u n s arc a n : \ T l a i i M i m c ' l i n l n r i and !u:-.ury. . . . /\'/'/i·miU't; / j Inc l:ii'. ; l I,/ I'.'t li'HC. T I l C HIX-.'ll ( . . u l l l i . H IT.L'IIII- ll.l'. a pn'AlT llliTl-il t "I , l l l l l i , . t /:,r'.'/v /M.T t:i nl- and i . c\'i'n ' . n i n n l l i c r and i j t i x l i M ' 1:1 it:, npc: .U :un. . . . I |IITI;'.S a new 1 1 1 . d i a - M . i : n ' l ) m c t h a t pvi.s i h c j u n i o r pnui-r :ipp':iMl'.nu I n n - v i ' i y i.rnl. A t a l l u k cl i h u h i ' w i , y m i t a n li.ivi- e x t r a pnwi r ar.il ;u.i-i:lei:il:nn fur my t i . ' l i n 1 a n i l n m i r i t . n . ' i ilrmir.; -"! \', nnii'. r l u i l y M i i i i ' i t h , (|n;i.'l, tja avm:' ]r i ! n n n a ; n c Inf I lie n p f l l i i ' . u l . . . . .\r.d lht:i;\ a n e w " p n u e r ! l i t i i i . - . ; " IMI.I h a : i ; i n , nji!:nnal al c M r : i t".:, t t l i : t l i u d i n x , nn:-:n.il ; in-i:;-,'.' i l l , , 1 1 l i y a . i i r . u l i a s ·:-.nit\-/i:e jifi ,,-:ii! . . . I t tvi:r it i n i i l i l lie ' . i : i i nl a i . l i ' . . ) , e : l ' .iMie t l i . i t i t i:, "'.'.it ' ! t i n s v.-nild," it i . i n In- :.rd nl' t h e ]IL! I n n n . i n i i : nl t h e new t ' . u i i i l . i r . ' I ' h f ( i n ' . d r i i . \ n n i v t r ai y t .i,i.'|.n : . ,!\ a - l . i l i i n t l n c c ^cricr. - t h e ' i . \ t y - ' l U i r , " i h t ":-.')' S],. . ;.,!" .i:ii| t i n : "S,'\ ml y.hvc." . . . Tlr ' · i . t \v n cat : ' I M . a i r :i"V.' , i n d. ;.!.i\ i ; i « ' i i ; ^ l i ^ u i ' i ' , n r -- a I'd we I l l i . U ) n u tn ;,ee a i . i i i : i ' | ' i . i t t l u m at \ " , i r e . u l l i ' i l tnmcil.encc. HATFIELD PONTIAC CO. THE NEV/ HYDRA-MATIC DRIVE ft* t': '../wci; ,!,, ·»!/[,r/v nrw rftfvrmanfc MH;'» f n!-1 ".in. f / .r ti.c 'iff! ,i»ld. Orlil)itt at extra tfi't on -fiti /.'. .:;.n:./ji./ rjxifumt on all "'I"' moJtll. THE NEV/ CADILLAC POWER STEERING Will "futitr Illtrin;" iiit^.tt'lijiit tlitnittilld at unit 'i at it venty-fi\c ffrfftit i-l j.V itnnnal llfcrinz tfcri. ll fIO:iJfJ JHfTfltiMt /^'li '-.irtffre hiam^Mvuilfiif'i /loiij/iflii/fft/. tivailjl'lt «l 22-24 EAST MEADOV/ FAYETTEVILLE, ARK,

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