View Message

Subject: Check Caitlín in the database
Author: Ylva   (Authenticated as Ylva)
Date: June 17, 2006 at 5:58:44 AM
Reply to: caitlin by caitlin breewood
There they give the Irish pronunciaton as "KAHT-leen" which I assume is the same as "Cawtleen".

The fact is that there are more ignorant Americans etc than knowing Irish, therefore Caitlin outside Ireland will continue to be pronounced as Katelyn. The majority rules.

"But it’s all right now.
I learned my lesson well.
You see you can’t please everyone
So you got to please yourself."
Rick Nelson, GardenParty

"It does not become me to make myself smaller than I am." (Edith Södergran 1891-1923)

This message was edited by the author on June 17, 2006 at 5:59:34 AM

 Post a Response

Messages in this thread: