[LMB] Louis Who?

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Sun Dec 5 23:01:25 GMT 2021



> On Dec 2, 2021, at 5:27 AM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk <mailto:marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk>> wrote:
> 
> Not only did he not have the vaguest idea how to pronounce Siobhan (this
> predated the UK fashion for Gaelic names), he hadn't twigged that it's a
> female name.  Thinking he was playing it safe, he asked to speak to "Mr
> O'Kelly”.

I’m reminded of the protagonist of “The Rook” who pronounced her name Myfanwy to rhyme with Tiffany.




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