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Re: Name barbarisms

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Monday, May 14, 2001, 23:39
Frank George Valoczy scripsit:

My mother, back in the 40's, made a collection of how streetcar
conductors pronounced the name of Goethe Street in Detroit.
We had /giti/ and /gowti/, but the price specimen was /gow'iT/!

John Cowan                         
One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore
        --Douglas Hofstadter