[WWI] Gotha

Stuart Malone smalone at kc.rr.com
Mon Aug 15 08:22:50 EDT 2011

I love the Czech language!  Can't speak it, but the names are a  
blast.  My favorite from my home town is Ourecky.  Here, it is  
pronounced O-zhet-skee.  No relation to me, just friends of the  
family.  To keep this on topic, here's a link to Anton Ourecky's draft  
registration card.


Stuart Malone

On Aug 14, 2011, at 5:44 PM, tom.mason at charter.net wrote:

> Prague is really Praha. Could really go on a long time with this,  
> but, I won't.
> T.O.M.
> On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 5:20 PM, dave fleming wrote:
>> Quoting Brad & Merville <bigglesrfc at sympatico.ca>:
>>> I spite of my friend I'm afraid I still tend to pronounce it "Gaw- 
>>> thaa"  I
>>> also still say "Spandoo" instead of "Schpandow".  My great uncle  
>>> used to say
>>> "Fow-ker" (rhymes with row, as in row-row-row your boat)  I  
>>> believe he picked
>>> it up from several American WW1 pilots he knew.
>> How do you pronounce the capital of France? Paris or Parieee? Or  
>> the city of Munich?
>> Dave

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