Re:       Re: Coup de gr‚ce

Steve Boatti 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].
> Fritz

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."

Steve Boatti
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