On Fri, 31 Dec 2004 11:50:06 +0100, Marco Cimarosti
<marco.cimarosti@...> wrote:

> You mean a standard pronunciation across *different* languages?

According to a story, probably true, Geo. Eastman invented "Kodak" as a
word that should be easy to say in most of the world's languages.

When my sister was studying Italian intensively, we would say "Take care"
to each other as a parting expression, but we both pronounced it according
to Italian/Romance rules for fun.

Nicholas Bodley /*|*\ Waltham, Mass.
The curious hermit -- autodidact and polymath
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