Don Q. (was: Nicaragua)

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Apr 7 03:02:34 UTC 2005

At 4:33 PM -0700 4/6/05, Peter A. McGraw wrote:
>Veering a bit further yet from "Nicaragua," there seems to be a general
>conviction at least in the Germanic-speaking areas of continental Europe
>that the name of that famous Spanish novel is properly pronounced something
>like "Donkey Shot," which completely baffled me the first time I
>encountered it.  (I assume this pronunciation came via France, though I
>don't think I ever actually heard a Frenchman refer to the work.)
>Peter Mc.

Yep, Quichotte [ki'SOt].


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