Smorgas (1858); Mole (1901); Batik (1857) [my erratum]
flanigan at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU
Wed Jul 25 16:17:27 UTC 2001
And if he's a "real" Scandinavian (presumably Norwegian or Danish, with
-en), his surname is pronounced with a /kn/, not just /n/! I always hated
to hear [nut] Rockne (though he may have Americanized his name). And Leif
is [lef], I believe.
At 06:34 PM 7/24/01 -0400, you wrote:
>>I guess this pretty much matches Leif Knudsen's statement above?
>Sorry, that's "Leif Knutsen".
>-- Doug Wilson
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