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Old 26 September 2010, 12:23 AM
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Originally Posted by RivkahChaya View Post
I thought of that, but then I thought that if a person's English was good enough to figure out how to pronounce "navy" to the extent of transliterating it, would the person's english be so bad as to not realize what "US NAVY" meant?
If said person truly had an understanding of English sufficient to figure out the correct pronunciation of "navy" on her own, said person would more likely have transliterated it into Spanish as "nevi" (nay-vee or neh-vee) not "navi" (nah-vee).
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