On names, changing them, and pronunciation

Denise DeGraf mustang at sonic.net
Wed Mar 12 02:26:32 EST 2003

Gili Bar-Hillel danced around singing:
>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.

That's pretty common in Northern California, though I can't remember which 
nationality uses it.  Is it pronounced "ing" there, too?

Denise DeGraf ~~ http://www.sonic.net/mustang/moggy
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