Sunday, December 27, 2009

Cordwainer Smith Pronunciation Guide - Alan C. Elms

"Norstrilia: Readers often pronounce the name of this planet with a short "i" in the middle, but you should keep in mind that its settlers were Australians. Australians often jokingly (or sometimes seriously) pronounced the word "Australian" as "Strine," and Paul Linebarger pronounced "Norstrilia" (short for "Old North Australia") as Nor - STRILE - ya."

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