Date: Wed, 19 Nov 1997 14:35:42 PST From: ba Subject: Re: one as a pronoun? And what, pray tell, is wrong with VAHZ for "vase"? And if you do prefer the EH vowel, then is the final consonant S or Z (that's "zed," of course!)? One of my students once told me that the line in her family was that if it cost more than $50.00 (Canadian), it was a VAHZ, otherwise, a VEHZ. (Sorry this is so late a reply - I'm just catching up after Reading Break, when I obviously didn't!) Barbara Harris University of Victoria (British Columbia, that is)