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--- Andreas Johansson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Quoting "Mark J. Reed" <[log in to unmask]>:
>
> > > Any explanation for the spelling "Ahnold", btw?
> Is he non-rhotic?
> >
> > Yes.  Have you not heard the man speak?  What
> planet are you on? :)
>
> It's years since I saw any of his films, and, for
> reasons unconnected, I
> essentially stopped seeing the TV news (or any TV at
> all) 'fore the entire
> governor of California affair, so it's very  long
> since I heard the guy.
>
> > He has a very thick Austrian accent; his English
> is non-rhotic among
> > other things.  It's fairly common in the US to
> refer to him as just
> > "Ahnold" ['A::nl=d], no surname required with that
> pronunciation.
> > It's distinguished even from the usual non-rhotic
> pronunciation of
> > "Arnold"; I believe the vowel quality of the <a>
> is different
> > (maybe [A] vs [a]?), but its quantity is
> definitely extra-long in
> > "Ahnold".
>
> Back in my circles home in Sweden, he's on of a very
> select group of famous
> people who are usually refered to by a cutifying
> nickname, in his case "Arnie".
>
> Others are "Nappe", "Krusse" and "Julle". Bonus
> points for identifying those!
>
> Rough pronunciations: ['A:n`I], ['napE], ['kr8sE],
> ['j8lE].
>
>
>        Andreas

Would Krusse be Tom Cruise?

Adam

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