At 5:34 AM on Thursday, January 29, 2004, Brian M. Scott wrote:
> At 9:22:23 PM on Tuesday, January 27, 2004, Richard
> Wordingham wrote:
> > English can accept final /St/ (but it gets interpreted as
> > containing a past participle ending), initial /St/ sounds
> > foreign and will be naturalised as /st/ (compare
> > <Schweppes> /sweps/).
> Is that the usual British pronunciation? I can't recall
> having heard anything but /Sweps/ over here.

My experience is that my pronouncing it /Sweps/ strikes people as
pedantic. What do others know about it?