Date: Mon, 1 Sep 1997 22:47:02 -0400
From: "Bethany K. Dumas" dumasb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UTK.EDU
On another list, someone asked:
I think Alje (_how_ does he pronounce that?) is right.
Someone else wrote:
He pronounces it "Aljaee," like "algae".
My question: why do people substitute one non-phonetic spelling for
another. Why was the response not simply "Algae."
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