College commencement needs phonetic names of Hooders

Tom Zurinskas truespel at HOTMAIL.COM
Mon Dec 28 02:21:04 UTC 2009

Apparently colleges don't have a simple phonetic notation key.  With the example given one would think phonetics is so simple it needs no explanation.  No key is given at all but a sample

Tom Hennessey
Tom Hen_-nuh-see

Maybe the underline after Hen means stress?  See request below.

If your name has a difficult pronunciation, or you feel it may be mispronounced, please complete the PHONETIC SPELLING FORM. This will assist the reader who will be pronouncing your name from the stage at graduation. If you have requested a Guest Hooder, please provide a phonetic pronunciation if his/her name is difficult to pronounce.

Is "phonetics" transparent?  This is evidence of the Invisible Dragon.

Tom Zurinskas, USA - CT20, TN3, NJ33, FL7+
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