No doubt about that one: it's /sauron/ - sorry about the "o" - not sure how to do the IPA symbol here: it's the inverted lower-case c symbol. Mike ----- Original Message ----- From: "Fabian" <[log in to unmask]> To: <[log in to unmask]> Sent: Wednesday, November 07, 2001 9:22 AM Subject: LOTR > Sauron. > > I'd always pronounced it /sO:rQn/, and the mispelling in Bored of the > Rings (Sorhed) suggests that at least one other group agreed with me. > However, the recent movie trailers pronounce it /sA:rVn/. > > Any data on how JRRT pronounced it? How do you say it? > > -- > Fabian > To find out what makes paranoiacs tic, follow them around and watch them > for a while.