Date: Mon, 10 Apr 1995 08:42:38 MST From: Jim Venis Subject: Re: Uranus How about the hybrid, u-RAN-us? --Jim ______________________________ Reply Separator _________________________________ Subject: Uranus Author: American Dialect Society at Internet Date: 4/8/95 2:03 pm You just can't win with 'Uranus'. If you stress the first syllable, it sounds like an adjective describing a certain yellow liquid. But it is, nonetheless, preferable. Did you raise this problem in your MALEDICTA article, Dennis? Bob Wachal