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Re: How do you say "gnus"?


From: Stein Arild Strømme
Subject: Re: How do you say "gnus"?
Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2005 11:42:31 +0100
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[Romain Francoise]

| David Hanak <address@hidden> writes:
| 
| >> Now for the trivial question: how do you say "Gnus"?  Is it pronounced
| >> like "News", or do the cognoscienti pronounce it in some other way?
| 
| > It is pronounced like news indeed, the G is silent.
| 
| Lars says "Gnoos" with a hard G and a short S.

As would any Gnorwegian.  We gnow gnothing about silent g's up here,
gneither in gnu, gnome, gnor agnything else.

SA
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