Date: Tue, 21 Mar 1995 19:31:05 -0600 From: Daniel S Goodman Subject: Re: Englished French words For French words which have been thoroughly converted to English pronunciation, what about squaredance terms? I don't think it would be easy to recognize dosey-do, for example, as having once been French. Considering what the French have done to the pronunciation of "hot dog" (h, t, and g silent), I don't feel embarrassed about any Americanized pronunciations of French words. Dan Goodman