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On Thu, 8 Feb 1996, Jeff Poling wrote:
> At 02:23 PM 2/8/96 -0500, Sharon A. Calpin (717) 621-3118 wrote:
> >If archaeopteryx is ar-kee-op'-ter-icks,
> >is gobipteryx go-bip'-ter-icks. Sounds weird.
> >I want to say go-bee-tare'-icks, but that would mean ar-kay-o-tare'-icks.
> >To be or not to be...a silent 'p'???
> This has been discussed on the list before and the consensus seems to be
> are-kay-awp-ter-ix. I use are-kay-oh-tare-ix just to be contrary....
I like [ark-high-OHP-te-ru"ks] (u" = German umlaut u), myself, but I
don't think I'm going to convince many people...
Then again, maybe it's [ark-high-oh-PTE-ru"ks]. I just gotta find me a
good Greek dictionary...
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