Accents in Am. English
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").
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