Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Oct 7 15:24:18 UTC 2010

At 10/6/2010 11:39 PM, Paul Frank wrote:
>You sometimes hear this on
>NPR: an American speaker pauses for a millisecond to pronounce some
>Spanish place name or personal name as if she or he were speaking
>Spanish. But I digress...

On Spanish television broadcasts of soccer matches, the announcers
speak American/English place or personal names as if they were
speaking English -- but of course they never pause.


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