[DWJ] Too quiet and frivolous question

estairm at yahoo.com estairm at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 24 05:46:06 EDT 2010


Colin, thanks very much.  Though I like my incorrect pronunciation so much better...




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From: Colin Fine <colin at fine.me.uk>
To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Wed, March 24, 2010 2:59:57 AM
Subject: Re: [DWJ] Too quiet and frivolous question

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.  
>  
Always stressed on the first syllable in the UK, like Andrew, Andrea, Anthony.

Colin

>  


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