[B-Greek] Pronunciation of "Machen"
George F Somsel
gfsomsel at juno.com
Thu May 12 07:49:47 EDT 2005
On Wed, 11 May 2005 22:39:45 EDT MikeN0WDM at aol.com writes:
> I have heard all manner of pronunciations of J. Gresham Machen's
> name. Some
> say ........Ma Ken, others May Shen and still others May Chen. Can
> tell me the proper way to say the great grammarian's name, please?
> There is a nice article about him in the May 7, 2005 issue of World
> magazine. (page 52)
> _miken0wdm(at)aol.com_ (mailto:miken0wdm at aol.com)
I've always pronounced it "May-chen", but it's interesting that when I
moved to my current address I noted a "Machen Rd" which I've been
informed is pronounced "May-kin." Go figure.
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