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Re: BrScB syllabic symbols (was: Back again)

From:Tristan McLeay <zsau@...>
Date:Friday, September 12, 2003, 8:37
On Fri, 12 Sep 2003, Ray Brown wrote:

> On Thursday, September 11, 2003, at 06:28 , Isidora Zamora wrote: > > > My husband at one point realized > > that he had been studying an awful lot of Church Slavonic of late when we > > found ourselves stopped at a red light behind a car with the letters CHA > > and some numbers in the license plate. Without thinking, he immediately > > read CHA as "sna." Of course, then he thought twice, realized that it was > > Roman uppercase, and laughed about it. > > Yes, I sometimes read license plates as Greek if the letters could be > Greek :)
Especially if they're of the form 'cHc', where c=letter which could be a greek consonant. -- Tristan <kesuari@...> Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement. -- Snoopy