> "David Kastrup" <dak@gnu....> wrote in message
>> "Phil Holmes" <email@phil...> writes:
>>> But not a closing one. Given that it's impossible that it could be a
>>> slur, I think it's a bug that it needs to be enclosed in quotes with
>>> its word, like this: "(word".
>> I don't think that closing quotes are treated differently, you just are
>> less likely to write )word and word( than the other way round.
>> David Kastrup
> I've just checked and you're correct. It's either ( or ) that
> prefixes a syllable. Postfixed versions of either are OK. Even more
> reason that this is a bug, IMHO.
Reported by project member dak@gnu...., Today (1 minute ago)
Allow brackets and parens to start lyrics, disallow "accents"
 and () are considered as punctuation in lyrics and can start them.
In contrast, "TeX accents" \' \" \` \^ are quite ridiculous to
"support" in lyrics since LilyPond has not been using TeX for a long
time now, so those sequences are no longer considered special in