[LMB] more title search

Mark Goldfield markgoldfield at hotmail.com
Thu Oct 13 12:14:58 BST 2016

I have usually heard it with an S like Surcharge

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Subject: Re: [LMB] more title search

question to the list mind - how does the US pronounce Centaur (as in Centaur
high energy upper stage)

with a C like Century?

with an S like Surcharge?

with a hard K?

with a Z?



>     "M. Haller Yamada" <thefabmadamem at yahoo.com> hat am 13. Oktober 2016 um
> 03:11 geschrieben:
>     ----- Original Message -----
>     From: Lois McMaster Bujold
>     Still mulling titles, unsatisfactorily... wish I could come up with
>     something as memorable and mysteriously evocative as _A Fish Dinner in
>     Memison_, but alas.
>     Micki: Surely there must be wine in Cedonia. The Cedonia Vintage?
>     But of the ones you have, I like "A Sorcerer in Cedonia" (I hear
> alliteration; you
>     know our English centaur and Cerberus? Well, in Japanese, they are
> prounounced with
>     a hard K sound . . . and apparently they are closer to the Greek than we
> English-
>     speakers are. So . . . in my mind, it's Sedonia, not Kedonia.)
>     And I do like A Widow of Cedonia -- mysterious female and sounds a little
> bit
>     Sherlocky for some reason. And reminds me of Shakespeare, but precisely
> what, I
>     can't pinpoint (it's a busy morning and my brain isn't working as smoothly
> as it
>     should).
>     Micki
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