I say "po-tay-to"

From: Ed Tonry (etonry@gte.net)
Date: Wed 12 Nov 1997 - 05:26:46 EET


Philip Hibbs comments:

>>I humbly withdraw my objection to "picturesque",

>How is that word pronounced in America? Going by "lootenant" as >an example, it ought to be "picture-skew"!

HARRUMPH! Well, at least "lootenant" is closer than "leftenant"!
Anyway, in these parts we say "picture-esk", just like real
English-speakers.

Ed Tonry
Colonial barbarian :)

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