suzmccarth wrote:

> > The previous summer in Poland we had made excruciating efforts to be
> > correct in our pronunciation of Polish but when we went to
> > Hamtramck, we happily accepted that it rhymed with hammock. It was
> > a cultural experience, an American town that had been French, then
> > German and now Polish. We didn't even bother pronouncing the
> > surrounding city /detRWo/.
> I meant to say detRWA, I think.

That could be important if you wanted to be clear about what you
_didn't_ say ...
Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...