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I hear this name often in radio and TV news of late, and nobody says it the same way. Although I know little French, I'm inclined to think the "Gh" part is like the "s" in "pleasure," the "is" is sounded like "ease," and "laine" "lain." How do you say it - assuming that you say it at all?
 
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I don't even know who she is, let alone how to pronounce it. Although as 'Enry 'Iggins said, "The French don't care what they do, actually, as long as they pronounce it properly!"
 
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Gh as in thought
I as in receipt
S as in island
L as in walk
Ai as in aisle
N as in hymn
E as in time


It’s pronounced “I” as in “I know nothing about it”


"No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money." Samuel Johnson.
 
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Originally posted by haberdasher:
I don't even know who she is
Here she is, Hab: https://duckduckgo.com/?q=ghis...l&atb=v127-1&ia=news

Thanks, Bob. So, just plain "Elaine?"
 
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As I was suggesting, it’s all silent except the “I” - often the way with these ego-driven celebrities nonentities.


"No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money." Samuel Johnson.
 
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Love it, Bob!
 
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