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At 19:10 +0000 19.6.1999, Paul Bennett wrote:
>On 19 Jun 99, at 8:43, Sally Caves wrote:
>
>> Like
>> _diphtheria_.  Absolutely beautiful word!  That is, if you pronounce it
>> as it should be pronounced, with an /f/ instead of a /p/.  Oh well,
>> it's all a matter of taste, I suppose.
>
>Please don't say your choice of _diptheria_ is a matter of taste.
>You put me right off my dinner :-X
>
>---
>Pb

Well, I say [dIf'teria], but that's a Sueticism, of course! B-)

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