[sw-l] offtopic: Stokoe's name pronounciation

Tomáš Klapka Tomas.Klapka at RUCE.CZ
Fri Jun 10 17:22:33 UTC 2005

Well, it is the same way of pronounciation the people pronounce it here
in czech. ;)
I'll use this pronounciation.
Thank you, Valerie.


Valerie Sutton wrote:

> SignWriting List
> June 10, 2005
>> Tomáš Klapka in the Czech Republic wrote:
>> I am very interested... how to pronounce Stokoe's name, because
>> everybody pronounce it as [stouki:] ([sto-kee]) here in the Czech
>> republic.
>> I always thought it is [stokou], like "-oe" in for example word
>> "toe". I have never seen/heard "-oe" pronounced as the "e" sound....
> Hello Tomas!
> I always pronounced it like this:
> (rhymes with the English word GO)
> (sounds like the English word KEY)
> It is an unusual name and I am sure there are several
> pronunciations...smile...
> Val ;-)

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