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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001300.txt from 1998/03

From: Mark Charette <>
Subj: Re: Ralphing. (Not blowing chunks, puking, hurling, tossing your , cookies, heaving, etc. That's a different ralphing...)
Date: Sat, 28 Mar 1998 17:40:13 -0500

Shouryu Nohe wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Mar 1998, Mark Charette wrote:
> > Joshua M. Coleman wrote:
> > > On Fri, 27 Mar 1998 wrote:
> > > > It can't be "RAY-fur" because then it would be spelt "Ralpher"
> > > Wouldn't that be pronounced (RAL-fuhr)?
> >
> > Not by Mr. Von Williams.
> >
> > Ding.
> I suspect that there's something to do with Ralph VAUGHN Williams here,
> but as a lowly college student, I'm very clueless.

As I ding myself, knowing better than to write Von vs. Vaughn. Forgot my
vitamin E today, and now long term memory is suffering. Luckily my
college days are well in the past. ("Mr. Charette, are you sleeping in
class again? Perhaps when you're running that reactor you could grace us
with your baby blues?" - Adm. Rickover, gazing in my general
direction ...)

> (Perhaps not as
> clueless as the HS students...or Josh...Lord knows NO one could be
>, nevermind).
> Is his name not pronounced the traditional RalfVonWillyumz as it is
> deceptively spelled, or what?

What. Pronounced Rayf .
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