On Wed, 20 Sep 2006 07:39:28 -0400, [log in to unmask] wrote: > >You're right about not pleasing everyone, but this particular situation >is one that creates a great difficulty. Great difficulties are what we >want to avoid in IAL design. I, for one, can not pronounce "scii". >It comes out more like [s:i?i] when I say it rather than [stsii]. The >worst part is that this is a very common words so it's used often. I >suppose if I stutter a bit and keep trying, I can get it right >eventually but this is supposed to be an "easy" language so why should I >have to bother? Agree. I advocate, when using Eo, just forgetting about scii and using koni in its place. It's a single word in English, after all, and I can't find an instance where the two meanings clash.