Very OT - Bad pun

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 12:14:34 EDT 2016


I once knew a bloke whose family name was Cholmondley-Featherstonehaugh,
which was pronounced: 'chumley - fanshawe'.

Mind you with a name as posh as that one would have to be a bit careful 
if one described
him as a 'bloke'.

R.

On 25.08.2016 18:33, Colin Holgate wrote:
> Not as bad as when I lived in Worcestershire.
>
>
>> On Aug 25, 2016, at 8:28 AM, David V Glasgow <dvglasgow at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I use to live in Leicestershire …
>>
>>
>>> On 25 Aug 2016, at 4:25 pm, Bob Sneidar <bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Not even the French could pronounce a word so different from how it is spelled. (I'm half French so I can make fun of us).
>>>
>>> Bob S
>>>
>>>
>>>> On Aug 23, 2016, at 14:29 , stephen barncard <stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 12:51 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Well, as most North Americans seem to pronounce "Edinburgh" as "Edinbro" .
>>>>> . .
>>>>
>>>> I pronounced it ED-IN-BURG for years
>>>>
>>>> Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA -
>>>> mixstream.org
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