06 October 2007

The Incredible Sandwich of Babel

I served Gyros at the Mediterranean Festival this weekend. I don't think I have heard a single word pronounced in so many different ways by so many different people in such a short period of time:
  1. Eero (actual Greek pronunciation)

  2. Hero

  3. Gero

  4. Jyro

  5. Hyro

  6. Gyro

There were even arguments between people when both had it wrong.

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