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Earlier comments (as shown next) indicate that the mentioned phonomenon is not statistically unlikely. Fricatives and plosives taken together (s, z, f, v, sh, ʒ, θ, ð, h, b, d, g, p, t, k) make up about, what, 60% of English consonant phonemes… so that's not really all that strange, I'd say. Most words would tend to contain either a plosive or a ...
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