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Polesotechnic: how do you pronounce it?

Postby Bmat » Fri Jan 22, 2010 6:01 pm

Poul Anderson's Polesotechnic league.

How do you pronounce Polesotechnic? I can't find it online. I say Po lees(accent) oh technic. But my husband says Polly so technic.
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Re: Polesotechnic: how do you pronounce it?

Postby The Master » Fri Jan 22, 2010 7:31 pm

I would lean toward yours over his and add a maybes for: po lee so technic (with the emphasis on the lee) and poles-o-technic
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Re: Polesotechnic: how do you pronounce it?

Postby Qray » Sat Jan 23, 2010 5:36 am

I've always pronounced it poly-so-technic. I don't know if it's right, but that's the way I hear it in my head when I read it.

If you consider the word poleso to be Spanish, it'd be pronounced po-lay-so

However, it was supposedly Karen Anderson who invented the League's name from the Greek terms for "commerce and technology." As far as I know though, "emporio" is greek for commerce.
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