dcamp911 at JUNO.COM
Sat Mar 3 15:22:37 UTC 2001
On Sat, 3 Mar 2001 11:21:18 +0100 Jan Ivarsson <janivars at BAHNHOF.SE>
> Quite right, but his name is definitely not pronounced [fju:ks],
> rhyming with "Luke's",
> but [fooks], rhyming with "books".
Boots, actually. Things would be so much simpler if these people would
just learn to speak English.
No, that wouldn't help, either. I have several Clivia plants in bloom
right now (spectacular plant; everyone should have one). It's named after
Clive of India, pronounced to rhyme with live, but the plant is Clivia,
pronounced to rhyme with ... live ...
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