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Re: Response II and Roman emperors



In a message dated 6/3/01 10:21:27 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
Dinogeorge@aol.com writes:


Likewise try-CARE-uh-tops (Triceratops) and Care-uh-TOPE-yuh (Ceratopia)


Of course, if you want to get really ridiculously pedantic, they're something
like
tree-keh-RAH-tawps and keh-rah-TAW-pee-ah.

("aw" is intended to represent an open or mid-open round vowel, like in the
standard southern British pronunciation of "score"; my own dialect does not
have such a sound).

--Nick P.