Russell Stafford, Odyssey Bulbs
Tue, 27 Jul 2010 05:32:46 PDT
I tend to take a middle route.  If the commemorated name is short and 
common, such as "Jones", I do not latinize it, so as not to sound too 
pedantic.  If it is otherwise (as in "carlesii"), I pronounce it as I 
would any other name.


At 01:02 AM 7/27/2010, you wrote:

>On Jul 26, 2010, at 9:07 PM, Adam Fikso wrote:
>>Well, wouldn't gatesii then be gah-tess'-ee-eye.  The letter e in
>>Latin is not pronounced ee, but eh, with a breve diacritical mark
>>over the e--it is a short  "e"  I DO remember my 6th, 7th and 8th
>>grade Latin.
>Russell Stafford
>Odyssey Bulbs
>PO Box 382
>South Lancaster, MA  01561

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