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To: Dr. Sivana

No no no, it’s spelled, “Raymond Luxury Yacht,” but it’s pronounced, “Throat Warbler Mangrove”. </Monty Python>


29 posted on 09/26/2012 12:24:03 PM PDT by Rokurota
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To: Rokurota

English has a number of these.

I thought Wodehouse was joking when he wrote that featherstonhaugh was pronounced “fanshaw”, but he’s right!

http://www.claremont.org/publications/crb/id.1532/article_detail.asp
http://www.pronouncenames.com/pronounce/featherstonhaugh


44 posted on 09/26/2012 1:26:20 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("I have a new zest for life!"--Calvin from Las Vegas)
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