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Re: Pronouncing Faustus
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0432  Thursday, 22 February 2001

From:           Brother Anthony <
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Date:           Thursday, 22 Feb 2001 09:21:11 +0900
Subject: 12.0411 Re: Pronouncing Faustus
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.0411 Re: Pronouncing Faustus

Sorry not to have a funny explanation for avoiding the diphthong in
Plato. It is indeed simply that Koreans are used to hearing and saying
"Platon" as in 'platinum' (or 'platonic') and get confused on hearing me
talk about 'play toe' in Greek philosophy.

Br Anthony

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