On names, changing them, and pronunciation

Gili Bar-Hillel abhillel at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 12 02:13:11 EST 2003

Jenwa wrote:
>I like my last name (Hsung), even if it is basically impossible to
>pronounce in English because the sounds involved just don't translate > 
>very well.

If you think THAT'S impossible to pronounce, my roommate's surname was "Ng". 
No vowels. You should have heard her trying to order pizza.

Gili Bar-Hillel
Tel-Aviv, tel.(03)5250014


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