[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...

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.



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