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Re: [OT cymraeg] Re: Is this in a real Zoo?

On Wed, Jun 18, 2003 at 08:56:03PM +0200, Giles A. Radford wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2003 at 06:48:01PM +0100, Pigeon wrote:
> > And station announcers announcing trains to Llandudno [Junction] are
> > not only incapable of pronouncing 'll', but don't know that 'u' sounds
> > like English 'i'. I wish they Did Know that... The 'u' sound is given
> > by 'y', so they are actually announcing trains to "Landydno". But 'y'
> > in the last syllable (where NumSyllables > 1) is 'ee'... Then there's
> > all the fun with mutations...
> I'd hate to think what station announcers make of
> Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch .

They cop out, and call it Llanfair PG or just Llanfair... which they
still pronounce wrong...


Be kind to pigeons
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