Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed Apr 24 23:13:29 UTC 2013

At 4/24/2013 06:02 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:
> > What did he know himself as?
>You mean "does," right? They haven't had a chance to torture him to death,

No.  I meant at the same time that his high school acquaintances
(first) called him "joe CARR".  He and/or they may have changed their
pronunciations since.

>... I assume that his classmate's pronunciation is founded on the
>that he himself used ...

As if that regularly happens.


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