Re: Just a question...
|Date:||Wednesday, December 11, 2002, 20:12|
Jake X wrote:
>>Don't worry: you're in good company there. A lot of things about English
>>orthography on the Internet (you know, those things pushing for spelling
>>reforms and the like) insist on calling things like <th> and <ea>
>I KNOW!!! and it SCARES me! (pardon me for yelling)
>IMHO, what we need to do is stop everyone from writing and have an elite
set of scribes. There was a really dodgy science fiction book I read
once where they did that, but I can't remember what happened.
>P.S. Is the capital R in TRistan to show that you pronounce your name
>rhoticly /'tRIst@n/, or is it just a typo?
>Nah, just a typo. I generally pronounce my full name /"tSrIst@n
%&lIg"z&:nd@ m@kl&i/, where the /r/ is just your regular English R of
the sort that causes affrication of previous /t/s and /d/s. (Not, of
course, that I generally use my middle name; I'm including it purely for
trivia, and because it's the one with the more possibilities of
pronunciation (e.g. /%&lIg"za:nd@/).
Tristan Alexander McLeay.