[LMB] more title search

markus baur baur at chello.at
Thu Oct 13 15:58:03 BST 2016


thanks to all - now i know how to properly pronounce that upper stage 8)

this has irked me for years ..

servus

markus

Am 13.10.2016 um 14:23 schrieb Mark Goldfield:
> I would agree.  But it is definitely not a hard C (like K).
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>> On Oct 12, 2016, at 11:03 PM, baur baur <baur at chello.at> wrote:
>>
>> 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?
>
> I don't hear the difference between the C in Century and the S in Surcharge.
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> It sounds like cent.
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> A mile from here is a high school named Centaurus.
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