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by JefferySmith
January 1st, 2020, 10:19 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: [COMPLETE] What the "Boys" Did Over There by Henry L Fox (ed.) - dc
Replies: 94
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Re: [SOLO] What the "Boys" Did Over There by Henry L Fox (ed.) - dc

Chapter 11 is up. https://librivox.org/uploads/craigdav1/whattheboysdid_11_fox_128kb.mp3 Recording time 09'22'' Work count - 1,271 The two names for the towns seem to be nearly unpronounceable. I tried half a dozen different places on the 'net to get the pronunciation and none of them seem to match ...
by JefferySmith
December 29th, 2019, 3:11 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: [COMPLETE] What the "Boys" Did Over There by Henry L Fox (ed.) - dc
Replies: 94
Views: 3151

Re: [SOLO] What the "Boys" Did Over There by Henry L Fox (ed.) - dc

He has it misspelled 3 or 4 times, so I assume that the soldiers got the pronunciation wrong (street is much more familiar than steert), and then the author of this chapter wrote it wrong.
by JefferySmith
December 29th, 2019, 2:51 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: [COMPLETE] What the "Boys" Did Over There by Henry L Fox (ed.) - dc
Replies: 94
Views: 3151

Re: [SOLO] What the "Boys" Did Over There by Henry L Fox (ed.) - dc

Hey Dave,

In chapter 8, Ploegsteert is misspelled as "Ploegstreet", which means that the pronunciation would change. Do you want me to pronounce it correctly, or go with it pronounced as Ploegstreet? It is a village in Belgium.

Jeff
by JefferySmith
December 28th, 2019, 7:30 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: [COMPLETE] What the "Boys" Did Over There by Henry L Fox (ed.) - dc
Replies: 94
Views: 3151

Re: [SOLO] What the "Boys" Did Over There by Henry L Fox (ed.) - dc

How's that for a "fond memory" of the Great War?