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From: bounce-techwr-l-135106 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
[mailto:bounce-techwr-l-135106 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com] On Behalf Of
Thomas -dot- Burke -at- bbc -dot- co -dot- uk
Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 12:44 PM
Subject: RE: UK Conventions
>Seriously, though I believe it comes from the Germanic as in the German
>word for 8 - acht which can be pronounced as ArrchT.
I'm from The Netherlands, where pretty much everyone can talk German.
The word for 8, 'acht' is not pronounced with any 'r' sound in it,
certainly not two of them.
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