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Subject: Re: British pronunciation of Georgia?
Author: Anneza   (Authenticated as Anneza)
Date: March 6, 2012 at 5:16:54 AM
Reply to: British pronunciation of Georgia? by Just Jonquil
I think that phonetically the g+i (and g+e) work together to make a j sound. So the i (and the e) isn't sounded as a separate vowel, but it still earns its keep by modifying the consonant.

Your Julia reference makes totally no sense at all! Oxford must have been smoking its learned socks ...

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