[Ads-l] Peter Strzok

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Thu Dec 14 01:18:30 EST 2017


"Is The Polish Surname Strzok Pronounced "Stroke"? ... "Strock"? ...
'Sterzok'? ... "
Peter Strzok
Tucker Calrson says [STROCK].  Sean Hannity says [STRUCK].

Cf. Wikip s.v. <Paweł Strzelecki> [ˈpavɛw  stʂɛˈlɛt͡skʲi].
Ergo, <Strz-> is evidently pronounced in Polish as [stʂ-]. It may sound
something like Russian <щ- [SH-CH-]>, as in <щёк> 'of cheeks'.
Therefore, possibly <Strzok> = [stʂɔk ~ stʂok, SH-CHAWK ~ SH-CHOKE], vel
sim.
Пожалуйста, слушайте и повторяйте: щи, борщ.
(I vote for <STERZOK> (Son of Spock).)

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