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Re: MEANING/pronounciation

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Joseph Augusta (jaugusta)
Sat, 13 Feb 1999 07:59:34 -0500


-----Original Message-----
From: Buerkle, Jennifer <buerklej.fl.us>
>I have a screensaver that flashes about 15 of his painting, and they
>spell his name Van Gough. Anyone know if this is the Dutch spelling?

No, it isn't---it's a mistake, but it's a curious one since the artist's
surname is correctly pronounced as van gock (rhymes with clock) in his
homeland and throughout Europe.

I wonder if your screensaver is developing some sort of intelligence and
trying to communicate with you?

Best wishes,
joseph