Accents in Am. English

Warren Brewer brewer at MAIL.TKU.EDU.TW
Wed Jun 14 00:23:16 UTC 2000

Benjamin Barrett wrote:

> Also, Canada (college name in California) should get a tilde so people know
> not to pronounce it like the country.

That reminds me of when I used to live in Los Angeles, and drove past a freeway
sign that read something like:

                            "LA CANADA HIGHWAY"

which I thought was the "Los Angeles to Canada Highway". Took a while to realize
it was "La Can~ada" (Sp. "the gully").

                                                    -----Warren Brewer.

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