Re: Myth & Ideology & Truth-look

Elaine Hills (ehills@SOLEIL.ACOMP.USF.EDU)
Thu, 18 Apr 1996 21:09:17 -0400

the velar side of this play on words/phonemes would be.....

the cook of gruth??????


On Wed, 17 Apr 1996, Ronald Kephart wrote:

> In message <> "Richard G. Calo"
> writes:
> >
> > P.S. For all those who read the subject heading to my friday post "the look
> > of truth" as a statement that the content of the post was meant to be the
> > look of truth _itself_-- no, that wasn't it. I was only enjoying the 'play'
> > afforded by alliterating Daniel Foss' subject heading in his post "the book
> > of ruth" into "the look of truth"-- nothing more. Indeed, for a while it wasa
> > toss up between "the cook of ruth," "the cook of truth," and "the look of
> > truth." I chose the latter because I thought the 'l's and 't's and
> > 'r's sounded well together.
> Interesting. /l t r/ are all, more-or-less, alveolar consonants, while the /k/
> of 'cook' is velar. Is there some really deep truth happening here?
> Ronald Kephart
> Dept of Language & Literature
> University of North Florida
> Jacksonville, FL USA 32224-2645
> Phone: (904) 646-2580