botany book and pronunciation

Dennis Kramb
Thu, 14 Jul 2005 15:31:54 PDT
At 06:09 PM 7/14/2005, you wrote:
>At 23:31 13-07-2005, Judy Glattstein wrote:
> >in 2002, and gave a small lecture at the ISU meeting. After which I was
> >gently chided for pronouncing it Viola tri-color, when of course, I was
> >told, it should have been Viola tree-color. O.K. My ego doesn't bruise
> >quite that easily.
> >
> >Judy in humid and thunderstormy New Jersey
> >_______________________________________________
>I also have wondered about the "pin" pronunciation of "i". Europeans, at 
>least, pronounce "i" as Italians do. I think my Latin teacher in high 
>school did too - she was Italian.
>In Danish people say "tri-colores".

Do you pronounce it Vee-ola or Vie-ola?  :-)

Dennis in Cincy (where he'd pronounce it Vie-ola tri-color).

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