Pronunciation again, Was: Re: Fire and Hemlock revisited
otheng at kinghenry8.coventry.sch.uk
Mon Feb 12 08:13:00 EST 2001
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From: Hallie O'Donovan <hallieod at indigo.ie>
> :) I went around last night muttering variations, before adding it
> to the soup. (Thanks for the culinary reminder, you lot.) I'd
> probably have spelled the first syllable "wuss", but that may only
> prove how Low is the tone of my Mind!
> Completely unrelated, but also about pronunciation, and tickled me:
> I borrowed a book from Trinity library the other day, and someone had
> written all over the thing. There was a sentence using the word
> "obtrusive", and in the margin, the person had defined it for
> him/herself as "Trust upon you". Completely Dublin!
It does sound - er - very Irish, certainly....
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