pronunciation - New Rules

Josh Young
Mon, 26 Jul 2010 18:35:37 PDT
You know, for a while I was embarrassed to talk plants aloud in fear that I 
would pronounce things incorrectly, I would mumble amongst myself hoping no one 
would hear me!  Then I realized that the enjoyment I had for plants wasn't any 
less because I couldn't say this correctly or I was worried someone would wonder 
what I was talking about!  The only way we can learn is from others, as long as 
I can get my idea across and someone has the slightest clue as to what I'm 
talking about I feel like I've got things covered :)

Josh Young
Anderson, IN

From: "" <>
Sent: Mon, July 26, 2010 9:13:41 PM
Subject: Re: [pbs] pronunciation - New Rules

Boy, you fellows are brave.  Referring to Bill Maher and GWB in the same email.


Jul 26, 2010 07:54:09 PM, wrote:



From: Dennis Kramb 
To: Pacific Bulb Society 
Sent: Mon, July 26, 2010 7:45:39 PM
Subject: Re: [pbs] pronunciation - New Rules

Let's not have a nukyaler war over this...

On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 7:43 PM, James Waddick  wrote:

> With Aplogies to both Bill Maher and John MacGregor:
> New Rules for pronouncing Latin or any foreign words
>        1. Be the first person to say it. Even if wrong this gives you
> Priority. Others will follow
>        2. Speak LOUDLY.        Make sure everyone hears you.
>        3. Speak with Conviction. Do not hesitate or stumble.
>        In most cases people will adapt and those who object will look like
> whiners.
>        Of course it helps if you do pronounce all the letters and in the
> correct order. It is hard to accommodate an alternate pronunciation that
> does not complete the basics of the English language.
>                And don't hold me to any of this.              Best
>    Jim W.
> --
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