Thread: another quibble
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Old February 26 2013, 03:44 PM   #1
Dal Rassak
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another quibble

...and this is a really pedantic one!, blame it on the study of linguistics... but why do they go to the trouble of thinking up "different"-looking names for non-human characters when nobody tells the actors how to pronounce them?
I'm thinking f'r instance of names likes Aamin Marritza being pronounced "Aymin" and Gul Darhe'el like a part of your foot, when any idiot should know that double-A equals ah, and an apostrophe separating two vowels indicates they're said separately (so two e's as in "ending" with a stop in between)... And when I read a name like Skrain, I'd rhyme that with fine, not with rain... I mean they're not supposed to be English!

...told you I was being pedantic. But does it ever annoy anyone besides me?
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