[JPL] pronounciations, Bronx

Maurice Hogue onemansjazz at shaw.ca
Tue Sep 18 18:41:33 EDT 2007

At 12:53 PM 18/09/2007 -0700, you wrote:

>Similar to "The Ukraine" or "The Congo", which just seems to sound
>better or "more correct" to my ears (though I never had it explained to
>me as to why), than the more recent usage of just Congo or Ukraine as
>the country name.
I think it's always been "Ukraine" to Ukrainians, though.
I work with a musical artist here who has developed her
music based on ancient Ukrainian traditions and music
forms.  She has admonished me several times when
the dreaded "the" sneaks in.

Maurice Hogue
CKUW Winnipeg 

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