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". > >Carol Do you pronounce it Vee-ola or Vie-ola? :-) Dennis in Cincy (where he'd pronounce it Vie-ola tri-color).