[DWJ] Too quiet and frivolous question

Colin Fine colin at fine.me.uk
Wed Mar 24 03:59:57 EDT 2010


estairm at yahoo.com wrote:
> It has been way too quiet on this list, so clearly it's time for a frivolous question.
>
> How does one pronounce the name Anthea?  The name is used in two of my favorite books (ob DWJ - Archer's Goon is one of them, of course), and I've always heard it in my head as AnTHEEah.  
>
> However, I have just watched a truly terrible video of The Phoenix and the Carpet (which they had to call The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet), and they pronounced the name ANtheeah.  
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>   
Always stressed on the first syllable in the UK, like Andrew, Andrea, 
Anthony.

Colin

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