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  • Susan Donahue
    Strange...I cut and pasted the dictionary information, but it turned into gobiltygook. Sorry about that. Suzianne
    Message 1 of 41 , Jun 30, 2012
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      Strange...I cut and pasted the dictionary information, but it turned into gobiltygook. Sorry about that.

      Suzianne

      --- In ticket2write@yahoogroups.com, "Susan Donahue" <suzianne411@...> wrote:
      >
      > Dear Wings...Y'all talk funny in Cornwall, but in this case I think (Con-troversy) with the accent on con is pretty close to the way we would pronounce the word here in Arkansas. However, the dictionary provides this: con·tro·ver·sy   /ˈkɒntrəˌvɜrsi; Brit. also kənˈtrɒvərsi/ Show Spelled[kon-truh-vur-see; Brit. also kuhn-trov-er-see] with the accent on trov.
      >
      > Confused??? Me, too
      >
      > Suzianne
      >
      >
      > --- In ticket2write@yahoogroups.com, "Wings081" <wings081@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Will one of you university teachers of the English language kindly save me from applying for a bed in a psychiatric ward.
      > > Let me tell you my problem:
      > > For more years than I care to remember I have always pronounced the word
      > > describing a clash of opinions as: CONTROVERSY (Con-troversy)but these days the BBC,that body we have always lovingly referred to as 'Auntie Beeb',(That organisation we have hitherto looked up to as being correct
      > > in our Anglican language heritage) now pronounces the word as CONTRAVERSY.(Contra-versy)
      > > Breaking it down it would appear to refer to being against verse.
      > > (Better not tell our good friend Bernard)
      > > Please you pedagogues of the spoken word, save me from going insane
      > > by agreeing or not with my dilemma.
      > > As always
      > > Wings.
      > >
      >
    • Jay Doggett
      Wings, Thank you. I will! Jay ... From: ticket2write@yahoogroups.com [mailto:ticket2write@yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of Wings081 Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2012
      Message 41 of 41 , Jul 4 6:06 AM
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        Wings,
         
            Thank you. I will!
         
        Jay
         
         
        -----Original Message-----
        From: ticket2write@yahoogroups.com [mailto:ticket2write@yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of Wings081
        Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2012 4:20 AM
        To: ticket2write@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: [ticket2write] Re: Help! and an update on my novel (41214 Jay)

         


        Hi Jay
        Looking forward to seeing it on Amazon.
        Perhaps when that is achieved and you have a little time to spare,
        you might encourage other members by listing your trials and tribulations for success.
        Best of luck
        As always
        Wings.

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