At 08:58 AM 12/10/00 -0400, you wrote:
>> Gil-GAM-esh, not GILGA-mesh.
>1) Why is pronunciation so important?
Why is any arbitrarily agreed convention important?
And just for fun, I'll mention that Tutankhamun is pronounced
Toot-UNK-uh-moon, not TOOTEN-Carmen.
>2) How do you know the correct pronunciation? Do you have a 4000-year-old
Buddy, I was there.
Damien Broderick [how else do you think I know about the crocodile?]
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