>From: "Herman Miller" <[log in to unmask]> > >For those of us who are borrowing place names from what the people who live >there call them (which I might still do for Ludiréo, although probably not >for Tirèlhat), I thought it might be cool to make a list of phonetic >transcriptions of the home towns of Conlang list members. Feel free to >include the names of nearby places. Hehe. I live in Ooltewah ["u4@wA] Tennessee [t_hEnIsi] Sometimes people call it ["ultIwA], but we don't listen to them :p which is just outside the famous Chattanooga [tS&?n="ug@] In Collegedale ["kAlidZdEjl] I work for McKee Foods Corporation [d_d@"bek@ri] which makes Little Debbies [%lI4l="dEbiz]. Nearby areas: Apison ["&pIs@n] Ringgold [w`INgl=d] (that's in ["dZOw`dZ@]) (I am never sure about the vowel in "ing", so don't take that as canonical) Soddy-Daisy ["sA4IdEjzI] Etc. *Muke!