Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Wed Apr 6 12:47:02 UTC 2005

And "France" pronounced as "France" instead of French "France."  And "Paris" instead of "Paris."

And "Australia" instead of "Australia."

But I guess that's English.


Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU> wrote:
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Subject: Re: Nicaragua

>Everybody in the media says /hunta/ for "junta," and has for at
>least forty years, but the quaint OED says the obvious anglicization
>is A-OK.
>Many of us will recall Byron's "Don Joo-an."
And Cervantes' "Don Kwik-sut."


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