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Subject: Re: Re: XSL-List Digest V4 #1401
From: Paul Tremblay <phthenry@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 19:10:55 -0400
pronounced fanshaw
On Fri, Jun 20, 2003 at 12:14:02PM +0100, Americo Albuquerque wrote:
> > 
> > > To my esteemed British correspondents: Could you please explain why 
> > > the English name "Featherstone" is pronounced "Fanshaw"?
> > 
> > I suggest we start by explaining why Worcester, MA is 
> > pronounced "Wooster".

I grew up 30 miles east of Worcester. It is pronounced "wista!" (We
Bostonians drop our r's.)
> > 
> > English orthography is broken. We're not going to fix it in XSL.
> 

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