"The [attempted] coupe [against Apple] is over."

Abbie Frank awriteny1a at YAHOO.COM
Wed May 3 22:43:47 UTC 2006


Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:Sender:       American Dialect Society
Poster:       Wilson Gray
Subject:      "The [attempted] coupe [against Apple] is over."

Is anyone else old enough to remember when
"coup=E9" / "coupe" was still pronounced "coo-pay"
and no one confused it with "coup" in spelling?

Yes. I also remember when a Renault was a ren-alt, not a ren-oh.

Abby Frank

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