User talk:Fon

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Wikipedia:Polish Wikipedians' notice board[edit]

Hi! You may be interested in checking our noticeboard. Welcome!--SylwiaS 16:18, 10 December 2005 (UTC)

Paul Potts[edit]

Mystery solved - my comment was directed at an IP who replied to you [1] and someone had subsequently deleted that comment. Your participation in the discussion was, of course, beyond reproach. I have now reset the page to the previous version so that this confusion doesn't arise again! Regards, BencherliteTalk 06:48, 11 July 2007 (UTC)

A lawyer speaking in your defence for free, too! No problem - glad it's sorted. Regards, BencherliteTalk 21:09, 11 July 2007 (UTC)

Polish[edit]

Oh man, I'm sorry you lost your edits. I fucking hate when I lose my edits so I really feel your frustration. For future reference, though, you don't lose your contributions with edit conflicts. Next time you have one, scroll down and you'll see another text box and you'll be given the opportunity to compare your draft with the recent edit. Also, I sometimes start my edits in a text editor like notepad and then copy and paste the edits (this is to address my sometimes accidentally closing the browser). Finally, there's no way that I could have known that you were editing the article so it's not really a "power game." If you really want to notify editors that you're editing a page and that they should step back for a little while, there's a template that you can use. I can't remember what it is but if you can't find it I can probably find it for you. Happy editing. — Ƶ§œš¹ [aɪm ˈfɻɛ̃ⁿdˡi] 21:32, 16 February 2008 (UTC)

Hmmm, Polish "ś, ź, ć, dź" are sibilants, right? My understanding of the IPA is that [ç] and [ʝ] represent non-sibilant sounds. In Catalan, the consonants /ɕ/, /ʑ/ etc are called in one source "back alveolo-palatal." Might that be an accurate description for the Polish sounds?
As for retroflex. Hoo boy, you should see the debate I had a long while ago at Talk:Russian phonology#Ladefoged and Maddieson on Russian. Retroflex is a tricky issue partly because it means a number of different things (I recall reading somewhere that the thing they seem to have in common is a resistance to palatalization, though even that is not universal) and I know that, for example, User:Kwamikagami wouldn't mind representing "sz", "ż" "cz" "dż" as /s̠/, /z̠/, /ts̠/, and /dz̠/ though I'm not a big fan of that since it makes it seem like these sound closer to English /s/ and /z/ than I think they do. — Ƶ§œš¹ [aɪm ˈfɻɛ̃ⁿdˡi] 01:13, 17 February 2008 (UTC)

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Polish as VSO language[edit]

@Fon, you may wish to elaborate in the main article on my modest edit: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Talk:Verb%E2%80%93subject%E2%80%93object&action=history Greetings, Zezen (talk) 08:17, 11 July 2017 (UTC)

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