French pronounciation
Thread poster: Olly Pekelharing

Olly Pekelharing  Identity Verified
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Nov 27, 2013

Funny take on New Zealanders pronouncing French:


Jack Doughty  Identity Verified
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Tilly Nov 27, 2013

I remember a limerick in the letters column of a paper in 1944, shortly after the D-Day landings.

I suppose that they think it sounds silly
To have captured a place that's called Tilly.
So the good BBC
Now calls it "Teeyee",
But the soldier won't call it that, will he?


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