[ADS-L] Özil 's magic left foot - - or was it O ezil's?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Jun 25 13:36:05 UTC 2010

At 6/24/2010 06:49 PM, David Wake wrote:
>I'm a little surprised that the British commentators used the GOAT
>vowel for the initial vowel of Özil:  perhaps this was due to a sense
>that the name wasn't German but Turkish.

Even though, everyone here seems to say, the
Turkish vowel is pronounced like the German.


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