Re: Pronunciation of Siouxsie Sioux

Andrew B (
Tue, 31 May 94 20:11:07 EDT

! On Mon, 30 May 1994, Daniel Halber wrote:
! > How should we pronounce "Siouxsie Sioux" ?
! > Siouxsie like SiouZie (since her first name is Susan)
! I've always heard it pronounced that way.
! sue - z

An example of Ameri-linguo-centrism?

A great portion (especially those from the the language's homeland) would
incorrectly assume then, that her name was pronounced sue-zed...

I don't know how a linguist would denote the phonemes, so howzabout we try