Re: Re: Coup de gr‚ce
Ittaob at AOL.COM
Mon May 24 16:05:00 UTC 2004
In a message dated 5/24/04 10:54:05 AM, juengling_fritz at SALKEIZ.K12.OR.US
> How about the name of the German car Porsche being pronounced 'Porsh'?
> BTW, I have never heard *coup de grâce* pronounced as anything other than
> [ku duh gra].
Not exactly the same phenomenon, but the other day I heard Louis Armstrong's
recording of "On the Sunny Side of the Street." He quite distinctly renders a
line, "If you never had a cent, you'd be rich as Rocker-fellow."
sjb72 at columbia.edu
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