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Re: 'mispronunciation' of "engelang" (was: Introduction)

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Sunday, March 29, 2009, 11:43
On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 5:48 AM, caeruleancentaur
<caeruleancentaur@...> wrote:
> --- In, Eric Christopherson <rakko@...> wrote: >> One of my words like that is _awry_... when I was a kid and I read >> that word (having never heard it) I would pronounce it as something >> like ['O:r\`i:]*. > > Many years ago there was an episode of "That Girl" which involved this > pronunciation. Her father used that pronunciation and the whole episode was an > ongoing argument between him and her boyfriend Don (a writer) about the correct > pronunciation of that word.
Ah, yes, her father, played by the underappreciated Lew Parker. I don't recall the episode but I can vividly picture the argument. Hey, translation exercise! Diamonds, daisies, snowflakes, That Girl Chestnuts, rainbows, springtime is That Girl She's tinsel on a tree; She's everything that every girl should be! Sable, popcorn, white wine, That Girl Gingham, bluebirds, Broadway is That Girl She's mine alone, but luckily for you If you find a girl to love Only one girl to love Then she'll be That Girl too! -- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>


Matthew Turnbull <ave.jor@...>