[Magdalen] TEC talk

Ginga Wilder gingawilder at gmail.com
Sun Oct 20 17:16:48 UTC 2019

Yes, I say the letters - T E C.  I cringe when I hear people say TECK.

On Sun, Oct 20, 2019 at 12:44 PM Lynn Ronkainen <houstonklr at gmail.com>

> I've only heard it said T E C, pronouncing each letter 1at a time.
> Always seemed like a secret code for all but those truly in the know ; ).
> Many/most? Episcopalians 'in the pews' as it were would not even be
> familiar with it.
> Lynn
> > On Oct 20, 2019, at 10:41 AM, Ferdinand von Prondzynski (Emeritus) <
> f.von-prondzynski at rgu.ac.uk> wrote:
> >
> And since I've suddenly got very active, here's another quite different
> USA-directed question. When people use the acronym TEC in speech, do you
> sat TEC (like 'teck' or 'tech'), or is it tee-ee-see?
> I must confess I think it is a horrible acronym (or maybe initialism). It
> is also very questionable as a name for the US church: *the* Episcopal
> Church is the Scottish Episcopal Church, out of which the US church was
> born, when Bishop Seabury was consecrated right here where I am, in
> Aberdeen. That indeed was also the birth moment of the Anglican Communion.
> When Bishop Curry came to visit us and preach in St Andrew's Cathedral,
> Aberdeen, two years ago he declared that he had 'come home to Mother'...
> Ferdinand
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