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Re: OT: code-switching (was: Re: new Klingon spelling)

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 6, 2004, 11:05
Quoting Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>:

> However, the way the name of the Polish president Wal\e,sa used to be > pronounced, [va'lesa] crossed the line, as the Polish pronunciation is > clearly [va'wEnsa].
Since Swedish media tend to spell that "Walesa" and pronounce it [va'vEnsa], it was a while 'fore I connected they were the same. Andreas