[Magdalen] My tips to the BBC for today
scottknitter at gmail.com
Fri Oct 26 22:02:10 UTC 2018
Yes. In the UK, the forms of university names seem to be interchangeable;
we haven't adopted that practice here.
On Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 4:23 PM Ann Markle <ann.markle at aya.yale.edu> wrote:
> Same with 'The University of Indiana;" it always has been and still is
> "Indiana University."
> The Rev. Ann Markle
> ann.markle at aya.yale.edu
> Buffalo, NY
> On Thu, Oct 25, 2018, 10:48 PM Scott Knitter <scottknitter at gmail.com>
> > I was relieved today of a deep anxiety -- the prospect of spending almost
> > half of November in an office building in NYC doing a project I could
> > better do where I sit now.
> > I celebrated with a drive in a car, a lovely treat, especially because
> > car has XM/Sirius satellite radio, through which I always listen to
> > 120, the BBC World Service.
> > Dear BBC:
> > There's a major city in Texas called "HYOO-ston," not "HOO-ston." Try
> > "Euston" and you'll be 99% there.
> > The University of San Diego is absolutely never referred to as "San Diego
> > University." Likewise, no one ever says "Michigan University" for the
> > institution in Ann Arbor. And Ohio University is never The University of
> > Ohio. You'll be forgiven for referring to The Ohio State University as
> > simply Ohio State University, however.
> > That is all.
> > --
> > Scott R. Knitter
> > Edgewater, Chicago, Illinois USA
Scott R. Knitter
Edgewater, Chicago, Illinois USA
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