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Re: On new names for "Deity"

On Sun, Mar 01, 1998 at 12:34:00PM +0200, Kai Henningsen wrote:
> hamish@debian.org (Hamish Moffatt)  wrote on 01.03.98 in <19980301002018.64264@yodeller>:
> > I think already the pronounciation of the word is causing this sort
> > of confusion. *I* think it is pronounced the same was as "drove"
> > (as in I drove my car). This seems to fit with a treasure trove.
> >
> > I don't think it is trove as in dove. Prounced as drove makes
> > the spelling a bit clearer.
> >
> > I am a native speaker of English but it is not a common word at all.
> Well, and this non-native speaker probably would have pronounced "dove"  
> and "drove" the same way, except for the r.

Ahh, of course I mean dove as in the bird, not dove as in dive.
Dove as in dive is how I think trove SHOULD be pronounced.
See how confusing it is :-)

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