OT: q for que, x=?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Jan 24 17:52:27 UTC 2011

At 1/22/2011 04:24 PM, Federico Escobar wrote:
>And that letter k is used often
>to represent the "qu" sound ("kien kiere keso", for instance, which may make
>some teeth grit).

According to a British gourmet, the Massachusetts Bay colony had a
"very sad sort of cheese."  (Imported Cheshire was very
popular.)  But surely Spanish keso won't make the teeth grit?


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