botany book and pronunciation

Jim McKenney
Wed, 13 Jul 2005 14:42:55 PDT
Judy, since you don't bruise easily, I'll take another poke, but this one is
really directed to the person who told you to say tree-color. 

They should have told you to say something like TREH-co-lor: the i in
tricolor is a sort i, not the long i which would have given the "tree"
sound. I trust you also said WEE-o-la and made at least an attempt at an
apico-dental sound for the r and not one of those back-of-the mouth,
half-swallowed r sounds?

And of course you reminded them that vi-O-la is a musical instrument, didn't

This is a hoot!

Jim McKenney

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