John Doe, Joe Bloggs and Bruce the Battler

I happened to find this list and since it’s vaguely amusing, you can all read it while I continue to be puzzled by Yolŋu glottalisation (not part of my NWAV paper in theory but puzzling because I need to decide how to code glottalised vowels). You’ll be hearing all about glottalisation before too long.

Here is a list of the equivalent of ‘Joe Bloggs’ in various languages.

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2 responses to “John Doe, Joe Bloggs and Bruce the Battler

  1. Hey! Gimme that half hour back!

  2. This morning I heard Fran Kelly interview an economist who discussed the impact of the financial crisis in Japan. He referred to ‘Mr and Mrs Watanabe’.

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