Re: Looking for transcription or transliteration standards latin- >arabic

From: John Cowan (
Date: Fri Jul 09 2004 - 04:18:39 CDT

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    Jony Rosenne scripsit:

    > I doubt it makes much sense to the casual reader. Witness how nearly every
    > radio and television pronounces New Delhi as New Del-hi.

    O pity the poor poor Zippity,
    For he can eat nothing but Greli,
       A plant that grows only
       In New Caledony,
    While the Zippity lives in New Delhi.
            --Shel Silverstein

    "Take two turkeys, one goose, four              John Cowan
    cabbages, but no duck, and mix them   
    together. After one taste, you'll duck
    soup the rest of your life."          

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