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Re: REF: Pronounce Species Correctly

In a message dated 2/23/05 11:51:39 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
rpries@sbcglobal.net writes:

<< As our rather learned group has demonstrated there are several approaches 
to botanical pronunciation. >>


Among the learned books here there is not even agreement upon how to 
pronounce Buxus sempervirens.

Still, it would be nice to know when speaking of Irises that one was not 
making an utter fool of oneself. I don't mind looking a fool but an utter fool is 
something else.


Anner Whitehead
Richmond VA USA

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