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Autor:  Dale/RS
E-mail:  dale.thomas@hy.com.br
Data:  20/ABR/2006 5:24 PM
Assunto:  Anthony and Thomas
 
Mensagem: 

THOMAS is pronounced "tomas", but ANTHONY is pronounced "anthony".  The "th" sound in Anthony is most definitely pronounced

 

I've never heard an explanation for why the "th" is prononced as "t", but I've accepted it and moved on to more important matters.  Let me ask you a question.  Why isn't the verb "caçar" written "cassar"?  Instead of "poço", why can't you write "posso" as in "Vou a Possos de Caldas"  Why not?  In fact, when the "s" has a "z" sound, why isn't it written with a "z"  Why can't we write "gazolina comum" instead of "gasolina comum"?

 

My surname, by the way, is Thomas. 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Anthony and Thomas  –  Raul  20/ABR/2006, 3:03 PM
 Anthony and Thomas  –  Dale/RS  20/ABR/2006, 5:24 PM
Anthony and Thomas-2  –  Dale/RS  20/ABR/2006, 6:40 PM
Anthony and Thomas  –  Deivis  20/ABR/2006, 6:40 PM

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