Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Apr 24 02:09:19 UTC 2013

On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 3:53 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:

> Can someone tell me in plain language (not IPA or dumbed-down IPA)
> whether it's more like "joe" or "jeux"?  I think I was told the
> former, but I'm not sure.

When a fellow-student from Cambridge-Rindge High was interviewed on Boston
TV and the face asked her about "duh ZHO car," she said,

"*We* know him as

"joe CARR"

before carrying answering the question.

So, "joe CARR" is good enough for me, as the AmE rendering of the name,

Д-ж-о-х-а-р  D-zh-o-kh-a-r.


All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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