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  •  One thing I'm wondering is (0+ / 0-)

    how do you spell it wrong? There is more than one standard way to romanize Hebrew, and people often don't follow them anyway.

    "I have more than two prablems" - The Coach Z

    by AaronInSanDiego on Tue Dec 25, 2012 at 07:00:24 PM PST

    •  Yeah, you can't really spell it wrong in English. (0+ / 0-)

      But small Batya grew up with the "Chanukah" spelling and was irked by the "Hannukah" variations, on account of how they reflect the commonest mispronunciation of the holiday's name (which is really understandable, because it is hard to pronounce the ch-sound if you didn't grow up with a language that has it).

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