25 Interesting Shower Thoughts – Part 104

February 2, 2018
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  1. mijk says:

    25. Because “Sean” is an Irish name.

    1. Pythagoras says:

      And it’s not “pronounced”. It is written. Names come before script.

  2. Wob says:

    Sean, when spelled correctly, has a fada over the “a”. In the Irish language a fada signifies an elongation of a vowel sound, in this case the “a”. Therefore rather than pronouncing the “an” in Sean as “ann” it is pronounced as “awn” much like the Anglicised version “Shawn”.

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