[Haskell-cafe] Re: anybody can tell me the pronuncation of
j.russell at alum.mit.edu
Mon Jan 28 21:20:14 EST 2008
Tim Chevalier <catamorphism <at> gmail.com> writes:
> On 1/28/08, Jeremy Apthorp <nornagon <at> gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 29/01/2008, Tim Chevalier <catamorphism <at> gmail.com> wrote:
> > > "Haskell", stress on the first syllable; the first syllable is like
> > > the word "has" and the second syllable is pronounced with a schwa
> > > where the "e" is written.
> > >
> > > Sometimes you will hear people stress the second syllable, but that is
> > > not Preferred.
> > >
> > "Hass" (like in "hassle") "kell" (to rhyme with "fell")
> That is not correct. The second syllable does not rhyme with "fell".
> In fact, the correct pronunciation sounds like "hassle" with a 'k'
> inserted between the two syllables of that word.
Exactly. But am I the only person who has ever seen "Leave It To Beaver"?
Remember Wally's slightly shady friend Eddie Haskell, who was always getting
Wally into trouble?
It's pronounced exactly like his name.
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