CHAT: R: Re: CHAT: Pronunciation (Re: Whiteness?)
|Date:||Thursday, September 7, 2000, 19:17|
> OTOH, I winced whenever a friend
> pronounced Weimar "waI" instead of "vaI" (I'm not going to attempt to IPA
> the whole thing).
That's a thing that happens very much here in Italy under English influence:
not only /waimar/, even /weimar/ and, hear hear, Worms pronounced as if it
were an English town /worms/ (probably a nice countryside village with an
overpopulation of lumbrici).