[Ads-l] The "ei" letter string

Dave Hause dwhause at CABLEMO.NET
Sat Sep 3 00:46:25 EDT 2016


Raining citrus juice?
Dave Hause
-----Original Message----- 
From: Tom Zurinskas
Sent: Friday, September 2, 2016 4:46 PM
To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Subject: The "ei" letter string

A Tropicana storm just passed through the Florida town of "Steinhatchee", 
They pronounced it ~Steenhachee.  I'm used to pronouncing "Stein" as 
~Stien".  But I'm no ~Eensteen . 

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