[porsh] and other British English (was: Coup de grace)

Peter A. McGraw pmcgraw at LINFIELD.EDU
Thu Jun 10 17:46:41 UTC 2004

Hey--I think I see great potential here for some city (probably some dour
northern place, like New Haven) that may have felt out-reveled by New
Orleans: the new holiday Coudi Gras!

Peter Mc.

--On Thursday, June 10, 2004 12:25 PM -0500 Sally Donlon
<sod at LOUISIANA.EDU> wrote:

> P.S. I also have always thought "coup de gras" had no pronounced "s" on
> the end. We're so used to pronouncing "Mardi Gras" without that "s" that
> I guess it just carries over for us.  -sod-

Peter A. McGraw       Linfield College        McMinnville, Oregon
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