Richard Holman (homer@mcn.net)
Thu, 13 Jul 2000 22:49:02 -0600


Hate to jump on the old compromise bandwagon, pronounced Sha(r) spelled
Char. Just like Chicago is actually pronounced Shicago, both sides get what
they want, everyone is happy. =)
-----Original Message-----
From: -V- <vsze@wwdg.com>
To: gundam@aeug.org <gundam@aeug.org>
Date: Thursday, July 13, 2000 10:19 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Char pronounciation

>It'll most probably be read Shar (the R sound doesn't sound in Japanese, so
>it was left out. Just like if you were to say sailor it'd be seeraa
>(SAY-RAH).
>
>-V-
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>From: "Blackeagle" <cdupchurch@hotmail.com>
>To: <gundam@aeug.org>
>Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2000 2:22 AM
>Subject: Re: [gundam] Char pronounciation
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>> SNIP
>>
>> >Now, for:
>> >ObGundam:
>> >With all the talk of the original MSG airing on Cartoon network. .. no
>one
>> >has asked the big question ... how are they going to pronounce Char?
It's
>> >going to be tough to convince american kids that its 'Sha' and not Char
>(as
>> >in broiled).
>>
>> It seems like that would be pretty easy. After all, under what
>> circumstances would your average CN watcher see his name spelled before
>> hearing it pronounced? So, as long as the VA's pronounce it accurately
>> (which is not a foregone conclusion) everyone will be wondering why it's
>> spelled Char instead of Sha (yes this does dig open an old wound :-)
>>
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