BALLIOL (was: Goethe, was: Which and Falaqa)
Mark A Mandel
mam at THEWORLD.COM
Fri Dec 6 18:16:48 UTC 2002
On Fri, 6 Dec 2002, THOMAS M. PAIKEDAY wrote:
#THIS PROBABLY QUALIFIES AS THE LOVELIEST EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR ON ADS-L,
#THOUGH NO CIGAR! Incidentally, I'm reminded of "Balliol St." in Toronto
#which is correctly pronounced locally as (buh.LOIL) unless that has changed
#in recent times!
Have you heard what Philly does to all the lovely-looking (to my eye)
Welsh place names around here? At least Bala Cynwyd is, I think, still
given a hard "c" (/k/).
-- Mark A. Mandel
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