Re: English Spelling

From: Edward Cherlin (
Date: Fri Dec 24 1999 - 14:50:07 EST

At 14:29 -0800 1999/12/22, Robert A. Rosenberg wrote:
>At 09:49 AM 12/10/1999 -0800, John Cowan wrote:
>>My favorite is "oignon", which should obviously be pronounced /wanjo~/,
>>and I understand that some people do say that.
>I'm still trying to figure out how "" turns into "Fanshaw" when you
>pronounce it <g>.

You mean "Tolliver-Fanshaw" from "Taliaferro-Featherstonehaugh" in "Little Me"?

How about "Throatwarbler-Mangrove" from "Luxury-Yacht"on Monty Python?

Edward Cherlin
"A knot! Oh, do let me help undo it."
Alice in Wonderland

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