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Re: Pronunciation

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Charlotte Griswold (griswald)
Mon, 15 Feb 1999 18:22:48 -0800


> Technically, the correct pronunciation of Lord Byron's epic poem about the
> great lover, Don Juan, is "don joo-an." but folks look at you real funny for
> that.
Yes, but if Lord Byron wasn't so anglocentric, we wouldn't have the
problem to begin with :>...and that is what I mean when I include
geographic terms as well. When americans travel abroad, they better
have a clue about where they are going!
-- 
Later, Charlotte Griswold
griswald

It's not a matter of where you stand but in what direction you're headed.