--- Mark Reed <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> "Juice" is second-nature, but "sluice" still throws
> me.  Makes me want to say /sluwIs/ or something.

Hold on, you mean it's _not_ pronounced [sluwIs]?
How's it really pronounced, then? [slu:s]?

...And I've been saying *that* for how many years
(well over a decade, since I first encountered the
word in print)?


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