Re Names, was re Hexwood's, Goon

Sally Odgers sodgers at
Tue Mar 12 09:41:12 EST 2002

> with 'shoot', though). The family pronounces 'Tissue'
> with this sound at the end as well ('tiss-you'), and
> people keep laughing at me for it on the grounds that
> it should be 'tishoo'. Of course they are utterly
> wrong  ;-)

Sounds like the skedule/ shed-ule debate! And the Feb-rue-erry / Feb - u -
arry / Febry controversy... er conTROVersy or is that CON-trov-ersy.

And how *does* one say Howell? How-well?  Howl? (Oblig. DWJ ref.)

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