[Dixielandjazz] Mike or Mic?

Stephen G Barbone barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Mon Mar 16 09:47:51 PDT 2009

Ah the vagaries of English.

If mic sounds like Mick, Tic or Bic, then why is Microphone, not  
pronounced Mickrophone?

In what other language could Ghoti be pronounced the same as Fish?  
(George Bernard Shaw)

"gh" from laugh, "o" from women and "ti" from nation.

Steve Barbone

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