[Ads-l] factoid or foolishness?

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Sat Jul 11 17:45:46 UTC 2015

On 7/8/2015 7:23 AM, Amy West wrote:
> ....
> (On that note, this German reader/speaker was driven nuts by the
> spelling of the German soccer player's first name "Dszenifer". Yep:
> that's "Jennifer" auf Deutsch. Look at that cluster they have to use.
> "Dsch-" is what I think I've seen used before (as in "Dschungel"
> ["jungle']).

Apparently Dzsenifer Marozsán was born in Hungary, of Hungarian descent, 
and I guess her name is spelled Hungarian style.

-- Doug Wilson

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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