[78-L] Lil and Louis

Don Cox doncox at enterprise.net.invalid
Mon Feb 9 05:39:22 PST 2015

On 30/01/2015, DAVID BURNHAM wrote:

> I don't know if the correctness is political, but I agree that perhaps
> Mr. Armstrong felt that "Louie" was a bit demeaning and wanted to
> educate his fans that his proper name is Louis. Â In "Hello Dolly", he
> puts great emphasis on the pronounciation of his name and, of course,
> that line or anything like it isn't even in the original song. db
But St Louis is a French saint, so the correct pronunciation would be
with a silent S. 

I don't see why that would be demeaning. I can see that a wrong
pronunciation such as "Lewis" might be.

Don Cox
doncox at enterprise.net

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