Question: "High" concepts in Fantasy

Abe Gross argross at bigpond.net.au
Wed Mar 5 08:05:36 EST 2003


> It's pronounced Trah-ral -gon but it took me ages to sort it out... yes,
> pronounce it the way it's spelled and you're OK.  Kurumburra caused me a
few
> headaches, too. It's not KURR-um-burra. It's Kurr-UM-burra.
>
> Strahan in Tasmania is "Strawn" and Bicheno is "BEE-sh'n-o" or
occasionally
> "BISH-sh'n-o." Not, as a quiz master on Nat TV once said; "B'SHARN-o".
>
> Sallyo.

And Americans often have problems with Melbourne, which is not Mel-BOURNE,
but Melb'n (sort of).

Ros

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