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On Wed, 20 Sep 2006 07:39:28 -0400, [log in to unmask] wrote:


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>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.