[DWJ] Where are we from?

Kyra Jucovy klj at sccs.swarthmore.edu
Mon Apr 16 02:30:39 EDT 2007


On Sun, 15 Apr 2007, Dorian E. Gray wrote:

> Speaking of which, am I the only one to see the internet term "pwned" and
> want to pronounce it "poon'd", because a W there must be a vowel, and
> therefore the word must be Welsh?
>
> Until the sky falls on our heads...
>
> Dorian.

You are not at all the only one.

I can't blame that one on DWJ, really, but, given my lack of connection
with actual Welsh, I do blame Susan Cooper and Lloyd Alexander.

						---Kyra

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