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Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Spelling of my name

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  • Dr. Joe Q
    Yeah! Well you can add to the confusion with a few easy pronunciation guides: P as in psychology P as in Pfiefer G as in gnat or gnu CH as in Michael or CHome
    Message 1 of 19 , Jul 31, 2006
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      Yeah!

      Well you can add to the confusion with a few easy
      pronunciation guides:

      P as in psychology
      P as in Pfiefer
      G as in gnat or gnu
      CH as in Michael
      or CHome as in Hom-a
      J as in Juan, Jose
      K as in knife

      ;-)

      Dr. "Q"


      --- David <humblebe@...> wrote:

      > Hi you all: Try Kuchta. If you are German or of
      > Slavic decent, no
      > problem Englanders have a hell of a time saying it.
      > Sometimes I will
      > tell them several time and each time it comes out is
      > Kushta.
      > Dave Kuchta (Cook-ta)
      >
      > At 09:23 PM 7/29/2006, you wrote:
      >
      > >On Sat, 29 Jul 2006, raybravo2000 wrote:
      > >
      > > > OK, Varga, when I was about 10 years old my
      > father and I went to
      > > get his car which was
      > > > being worked on at the dealer. I think we waited
      > about 30 min.
      > > while the manager tried to
      > > > find the paper work. I remember him walking all
      > around the shop
      > > asking all the
      > > > mechanics, looking high & low, saying the name
      > out loud, and then
      > > checking everything
      > > > twice. My father suggested it might be filed
      > under "B"arga, and
      > > it was right there. I think
      > > > this was the second time they did this, and
      > apparently a common
      > > mistake. I too have had
      > > > problems especially when spelling my name over
      > the phone so I
      > > always say "V" as in Victor
      > > > A R G A.
      > > >
      > >
      > >My mother (who is also a Varga) had to have her
      > name changed to reflect
      > >the right spelling...my Grandfather had it down as
      > "Warga" instead,
      > >which you wouldn't think would matter as her maiden
      > name, except she uses
      > >it kind of as a middle name too (with no hypen or
      > anything) since she
      > >never had a middle name. Maybe that's why I drive a
      > VW today?
      > >
      > >My Cousin (a Varga as well) is getting married
      > today...we would be there
      > >but we got called out of town unavoidably.
      > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In
      > >
      >
      <mailto:Slovak-World%40yahoogroups.com>Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com,
      >
      > > "Vladimir Bohinc" <konekta@...> wrote:
      > > >>
      > > >> Today, for the fist time in my life, I ordered
      > "Classic Love
      > > Songs from the 50 ties"
      > > > collection for my wife's birthday. I made it on
      > the phone.
      > > >> I spelled my name in several ways ( the guy was
      > czech), also
      > > like Bertha Otto Heinrich
      > > > Ida Nordpol Caesar , as it is usual with german
      > speaking
      > > countries. So he got is written
      > > > down right. After a short chat he then said:"
      > Ok, Mr.Bohnic,
      > > thank you very much for your
      > > > order."
      > > >> See, what is chasing me?:-)
      > > >> Vladimir
      > > >>
      > > >>
      > > >> [Non-text portions of this message have been
      > removed]
      > > >>
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >---------
      > >Tom Flynn
      > >I speak only for myself

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