[JPL] pronounciations, Bronx
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.
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