On names, changing them, and pronunciation
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Mon Mar 13 05:18:16 EST 2006
Don't mind me... just renaming Kale in my head.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Kale" <lskale at metaplaxia.net>
To: <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2003 8:36 PM
Subject: Re: On names, changing them, and pronunciation
> At 06:21 PM 3/12/2003 -0700, Melissa Proffitt wrote:
> >Uh...Kale. How IS your name pronounced? (And here was me thinking it
> >as simple as a vegetable....) And are we supposed to call you something
> >else, like Rutabaga? :)
> Just like the vegetable, which AFAIK is pronounced to rhyme with "mail".
> Yam was a possibility, but after I read Hexwood, I'm thinking not.
> I like carrots, too, but I wouldn't want to be mistaken for a six-foot
> dwarf who might possibly be heir to a kingdom.
> (who can't see the word "rutabaga" without thinking of Silk telling
> Garion about the first king of Sendaria)
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