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<p style=" margin-top:0px; margin-bottom:0px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; -qt-block-indent:0; text-indent:0px;"><span style=" font-family:'NokiaPureTextLight';">Shrewsbury is pronounced Shrew, a in the tiny animal, by locals.</span></p>
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<p style=" margin-top:0px; margin-bottom:0px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; -qt-block-indent:0; text-indent:0px;"><span style=" font-family:'NokiaPureTextLight';">Have just asked someone born there, his comment was its only pronounced Shrowsbury by posh people who aren't from there, and those who go to shrowsbury school.</span></p>
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<p style=" margin-top:0px; margin-bottom:0px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; -qt-block-indent:0; text-indent:0px;"><span style=" font-family:'NokiaPureTextLight';">Sent from my Nokia N9</span></p>
<p style=" margin-top:0px; margin-bottom:0px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; -qt-block-indent:0; text-indent:0px;"><span style=" font-family:'NokiaPureTextLight';"> </span></p></div><br><div id="fenix-reply-header"><p>On 10/01/2013 16:18 Robert Scott wrote:<br></p></div><div id="fenix-quoted-body"><div>
On Thursday 10 January 2013, John Sturdy wrote:<br>
> On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 1:15 PM, Andy Mabbett <<a href="mailto:andy@pigsonthewing.org.uk">andy@pigsonthewing.org.uk</a>> wrote:<br>
> > My friend Terence Eden has some interesting comments on documenting<br>
> > the pronunciation of place names, in this blog post:<br>
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> > Can we solve the problem of how to do this, in OSM?<br>
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> We could have a keyword convention for indicating the pronunciation<br>
> (in various languages) using the International Phonetic Alphabet; for<br>
> example, we could supplement name:<language>=* with<br>
> name:<language>:IPA=*<br>
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So what would you tag Shrewsbury?<br>
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And incidentally, I don't know of any text-to-speech software that can pronounce IPA, so, while this proposal seems sensible, it probably wouldn't solve the original link's problem.<br>
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robert.<br>
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