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Re: How is Nikola Tesla pronounced, anyway?

At 08:26 PM 10/8/00 -0600, you wrote:
>Original poster: Parpp807-at-aol-dot-com 
>In a message dated 10/8/00 4:46:28 PM Central Daylight Time,
>Nih koh la TESS lah
>NIH as in Nick
>KOH as in cola
>LA as in cola
>TESS as in counTESS
>LAH as in huh
>That's the way my Random House says it's pronounced.
>We need a decision from someone speaking a Croation language.
>I pronounce it GENIUS.
>Pronounced cheers,
>Ralph Zekelman  

My wife and I watch lots of foreign films, and we invariably hear "Nikola"
pronounced in the movies as nih KOH lah. Just FYI (For Y'all's information ;)