comments, question about _Phoenix_

Thu Feb 27 11:50:26 PST 2003

On 25 Feb 2003 17:31:17 -0500, you wrote:

>On Tue, 2003-02-25 at 17:23, Mark A Mandel wrote:
>> On Tue, 25 Feb 2003, Philip Hart wrote:
>> #To those polite souls who have privately informed me how to spell the
>> #Demon Goddess's name, my bad.  I'll stick to tDG in future because I'll
>> #never remember which leterr (hmm, this joke is a total failure) in her
>> #name to double.  Probably I've been misspelling Khaavren wrong too - oops.
>> You've got his name right. The problem with Verra's name is that the
>> pronunciation Steve gave us for it, "veera", is at odds with the
>> spelling. It probably has something to do with different people hearing
>> different things when a god speaks... ;-)
>This 'problem' is actually how I remember it.  For quite a while I
>pronounced it along the lines of 'vera' (short 'e'), but then I saw the
>pronunciation guide and was quite shocked.  So now I usually remember
>either the pronunciation or the spelling, and just remember to double
>the other letter to go between the two.

Pronunciation guide?  Was this on the list?  Or am I having a complete
brain lapse and it was in one of the books?



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