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Re: I have an opinion!

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Tuesday, April 3, 2001, 2:47
Frank George Valoczy scripsit:

> I've wondered about this often, as Hungarian will tend to pronounce > acronyms as a word, even to the point of violating hungarian phonetic > rules (what i mean is even if the Acronym couldn't possibly be a word in > Hungarian), whereas in my experience English speaker would end up saying > TAT as [ti: ei: ti:], even though it could well be a word in English...
It is, indeed, a word in English: 'to make lace by looping and knotting'. -- John Cowan One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore --Douglas Hofstadter