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06-06-1999, 06:41 AM
What is the only word in the english language
that changes pronunciation when it's capitalized????

06-06-1999, 07:56 AM
polish to Polish...

too easy.

06-07-1999, 10:21 AM
polish to Polish...

And what is used by the Polish to polish the Polish?

Does the Pope use Turtle Wax on his chrome-dome?

Chaim Mattis Keller

"Sherlock Holmes once said that once you have eliminated the
impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be
the answer. I, however, do not like to eliminate the impossible.
The impossible often has a kind of integrity to it that the merely improbable lacks."
-- Douglas Adams's Dirk Gently, Holistic Detective

06-07-1999, 10:22 AM
I protest. Those are different words.

A correct answer would have the same meaning, but a different pronunciation, when capitalized as a result of being the first word in a sentence.

06-07-1999, 02:03 PM
Well that nixes my answer - herb to Herb

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06-07-1999, 02:25 PM
I think poppyp needs to clarify the rules.

06-08-1999, 11:12 AM
Keeves. Strainger. No offense, but you guys would take the fun out of a banana split.

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06-09-1999, 12:35 AM
There's a town in Texas, near Austin, called Tow, pronounced "tau" (rhymes with Mao). So add "tow" and "Tow" to the list.