CHAT: Zed (was: CHAT: "have a nice day")
|From:||Raymond Brown <ray.brown@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, March 14, 2000, 5:41|
At 1:57 pm -0600 13/3/00, Matt Pearson wrote:
>speaking countries. My boyfriend, for example, was totally unaware that
>Z is pronounced "zed" by most of the civilised world. In fact, he refused
>to believe me at first, and we got into a big argument over it.
...tho thanks to Sesame Street, 'zee' has some currency among the young &
impressionable this side of the pond :)
A mind which thinks at its own expense
will always interfere with language.
[J.G. Hamann 1760]