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Re: "Catton"

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  • carlw4514@yahoo.com
    I have heard it both ways and am tending to think KATE-un might be correct, but am guessing ... cat + un , ... heard it ... I ... much ... Gettysburg ...
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 5, 2001
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      I have heard it both ways and am tending to think KATE-un might be
      correct, but am guessing
      --- In civilwarwest@y..., "P. B. Jones" <jones@p...> wrote:
      > Madelon -
      >
      > What I've heard has been "KATE-un".
      >
      > Pat
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: M. E. Heatherington
      > To: civilwarwest@y...
      > Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2001 2:40 PM
      > Subject: Re: [civilwarwest] Re: "Catton"
      >
      >
      > Is it not "caet^n"? (Approximate phonetic rendering) As in
      "cat" + "un",
      > emphasis on first syllable?
      > What other way(s) have you heard?
      > -Madelon
      >
      >
      > ----Original Message Follows----
      > From: carlw4514@y...
      > Reply-To: civilwarwest@y...
      > To: civilwarwest@y...
      > Subject: [civilwarwest] Re: The Coming Fury
      > Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2001 21:27:59 -0000
      >
      > does anybody know for sure how to pronounce "catton"; I have
      heard it
      > a couple of ways
      > --- In civilwarwest@y..., "Jack Ehmer" <ohio11thcavalry@a...>
      wrote:
      > > I have just finished reading "The Coming Fury" by Bruce Catton.
      I
      > had
      > > held off reading any of Catton's books because I felt that so
      much
      > > has been written that is newer and based on more current
      > knowledge.
      > > I decided to try one of his books after someone on the
      Gettysburg
      > > board talked about how inspiring his work was.
      > >
      > > I am certainly glad that I did. I was very surprised by how much
      > > insight and detail that he provided and how enjoyable his books
      are
      > > to read. In fact, I am already half-way through "The Terrible
      Swift
      > > Sword".
      > >
      > > Jack Ehmer
      >
      >
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