Re: Pronunciation of "Arial"

From: John H. Jenkins (
Date: Fri Jul 14 2000 - 13:14:28 EDT

At 7:41 AM -0800 7/14/00, Shigeki Moro wrote:
>Dear Listmembers,
>I often use Arial Unicode MS font to display texts in Unicode,
>but I don't know the pronunciation of "Arial". How do we
>pronounce it? 'eirial' or 'araial'?

Personally, I don't much care, particularly considering the fact that
we can't agree on a pronunciation of "Unicode."

And wouldn't be just *wonderful* to have a phonetic alphabet
especially designed for English? Then we wouldn't have these
problems. :-)

John H. Jenkins

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