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Re: Name barbarisms

From:Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...>
Date:Wednesday, May 16, 2001, 19:23
On Wed, 16 May 2001, Andreas Johansson wrote:

> I used to have a teacher who rendered my first name as /an"dwe:as/. Pretty > annoying, but he really drove my sister Rebecka crazy by pronouncing her > name as /we"beka/. He's a native speaker, but his dialect is a bit, er, > deviant.
My sister insists on being called, [ZuZi], which is the Hungarian equivalent of Sue. One of her teachers drove her insane by constantly saying [suSi]. -------ferko Ferenc Gy. Valoczy Free British Columbia! Virtual Votia - Vaddjamaa Internetaza: railways page: 25kV 50Hz:


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