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    Re: Pronunciation of "Marcq Saint-Hilaire"
    From: Ken Gebhart
    Date: 2006 Feb 8, 22:02 -0600

    On 2/2/06 10:25 AM, "Jeff Schroeder"  wrote:
    
    > With the intellectual and international credentials of this group,
    > would someone please try to convey in print the correct
    > pronunciation of the name of our our favorite French guy Marcq
    > Saint-Hilaire?  Or is it Ste. Hilaire?
    >
    > I must speak about his "method" and realized I can't do justice to the
    > man's name, having only seen it and never heard it.
    >
    > Is it something like
    >
    >  mark  soh(n)  ee-LAIR  ?
    >
    >
    > Thanks,
    > -Jeff Schroeder
    >
    >
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    Jeff,
    
    My two cents worth is that you should pronounce the name exactly the way it
    is written in English.  After all, the people in St. Cloud Minnesota don't
    say San Clood, nor would a Frenchman even understand your American
    pronunciation of rendezvous (or at least he would turn up his nose). By the
    way, I understand the whole name is Adolphe-Laurent-Anatole-Marcq de Blonde
    de St. Hilaire
    
    Ken
    
    
    

       
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