Question: "High" concepts in Fantasy

Margaret Ball margaret at onr.com
Tue Mar 4 13:42:43 EST 2003


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>> The point of this being....how can we be sure that Cthulhu isn't 
>> pronounced Coaly by the, er, locals? And can we think of any fantasy 
>> novel in which it's explicitly stated that Lord Xochipitl's name is 
>> pronounced Shoppit? I can't, but I bet somebody on this list can come 
>> up with an example.
>>
> Hmmm.
> In German DWJ books it says Chrestomanci is pronounced 
> Krest-oh-man-tschi. (Or something like that - I'll have to check...)


Yeah, but that's how you'd expect it to be pronounced, isn't it? I mean 
things more on the Featherstonehaugh/Fanshaw dimension.

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Margaret Ball
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