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>Raymond Brown scripsit:
>
>> Indeed, there
>> is a distinct tendency here for semi-literate to read initial x- as /Egz/
>> in unusual words, e.g.  'xanthic' /Eg"zanTIk/, 'xiphoid' /Eg"zIfQjd/,
>> 'Xerxes' /Eg"z@(r)ksiz/, etc.  I've even heard /Eg"zajl@f@un/ !
>
>Here too.  I even know some Javiers who think the English version of
>their name is /Eksejvi@r/!
>

I think the Professor from X-men's name was pronounced in such a peculiar
manner.

But I don't watch it! Honest! :)

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