Letters, Sep. 1, 1941

Rhymes with What?


Reading through page 21 of TIME, Aug. 4, 1941, I came across the name of my ex-Premier—Phya Bahol—with your pronunciation as "Peeya B'hoo'" which is wrong.

The nearest pronunciation as I can think of should be "Pa-yâ Pa-hol."

In case you may be interested to know, his full name is Major General Phya Baholpolapayuhasena—pronounced Pa-yâ Pa-hol-pol-pa-yu-ha-se-nâ. . . .


Ithaca, N.Y.


I am a Thai student and consider myself privileged to be a confirmed, habitual and incorrigible reader of TIME. . . .

Being a foreigner and imbued,...

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