comments, question about _Phoenix_

Thu Feb 27 12:15:04 PST 2003

1st book

>From: lazarus <lazarus33pjf at cox.net>
>To: Jag <agrajag at dragaera.net>
>CC: Mark A Mandel <mam at theworld.com>, Philip Hart 
><philiph at SLAC.Stanford.EDU>, dragaera at dragaera.info
>Subject: Re: comments, question about _Phoenix_
>Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 11:50:26 -0800
>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 
> >> #never remember which leterr (hmm, this joke is a total failure) in her
> >> #name to double.  Probably I've been misspelling Khaavren wrong too - 
> >>
> >> 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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