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    Default Re: throwing the cat among the pigeons

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
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    By the way, do you pronounce your name /waɪs/ or /waːtʃe/
    In the late '80s I worked in a department called the Wide Area Communications Environment. We pronounced the acronym to rhyme with "wacky" - I forget why!

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    Default Re: Pronouncing the S after an apostrophe

    WACE /weis/..... I honestly don't know what's so strange about it...
    (Do I detect a tinge of irony in your question?)

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    Default Re: Pronouncing the S after an apostrophe

    Quote Originally Posted by wace View Post
    WACE /weis/..... I honestly don't know what's so strange about it...
    (Do I detect a tinge of irony in your question?)
    Who said it was strange?

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    Default Wace

    Then why did you ask?
    Would you ever scratch your head wondering how to pronounce words like race, pace, lace, etc?
    Wace is an old Anglo-Saxon name still widely used in most English-speaking countries. I thought you knew..
    I picked it because it's nice, short and simple. That's all.
    Cheers!

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