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Re:Details on Protopteryx
I goofed. I wrote that inital "p" in unvoiced, but this is an English
convention, as Nick explained previously, and I held to the popular
Ken Kinman wrote:
<The only silent "p" words I can think of are those which begin with
"p", like pterosaur, pneumonia, psychologist, etc.>
p-TAIR-ah-SZAWR-us, p-noo-moh'-NEE-ah, and in the grand tradition of
Wakko Warner, p-SYE-koh-lah-GEE-ah; also, p-SIT-ah-kah-SZAWR-us, which
is actually how I prefer to pronounce it. Popularly (and according to
the Oxford Unabridged) no "p". Oh, well.... Oxfordians didn't create
Greek, they have no say....
Okay, so "foo-koo-ih-RAAP-tehr"?
Jaime A. Headden
Where the Wind Comes Sweeping Down the Pampas!!!!
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