English Latin?

Howie Brounstein howieb at TELEPORT.COM
Mon Dec 11 14:41:27 CST 1995

At 05:24 PM 12/11/95 EST, you wrote:
>To the best of my knowledge, it is simple ignorance.  Latin is rarely learned
>in school, at least in the U.S., and biological pronunciation is rarely taught
>in any official way.  We pick up pronunciation from listening to our professors
>and by making up a sound when we see it written.

The Jepson Manual has a good page on pronounciation. To paraphrase a bit,
everyone pronounces latin different, and we have a tendancy to pronounce it
the way we learned it. The important thing is not the pronunciation, but to
say it with conviction. ;-)
Howie B                  http://www.teleport.com/~howieb/howie.html
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