On Sat, 21 Oct 2000 09:57:36 -0400 Yoon Ha Lee <[log in to unmask]>

> On Sat, 21 Oct 2000, Danny Wier wrote:

> > I'll have some more stuff later. Right now I'm getting frustrated
> at how
> > this guy on the news is mispronouncing Aden...
> *do* you pronounce Aden, and who, where or what is it?

It was mispronounced /e:d@n/, but it should be /a:[log in to unmask] I think the true
Arabic is _6adan_, or am I missing a long vowel somewhere?

Aden is a major port city in Yemen, and the former capital of the
now-defunct socialist state of South Yemen. (Sana'a, which was the
capital of North Yemen, is now the capital of all of Yemen.)