[r-t] Dixon & Dawson

John Camp camp at bellringers.org
Wed Jun 8 07:27:13 UTC 2016

At 08:06 on 8 June 2016, Glenn Taylor wrote:

> ...  I have long held the theory that my own example is the result
> of the spelling of the name 'Graham' as GRAEME.  Although nowadays
> we accept these as acceptable alternative spellings, it is not, to
> me, difficult to imagine the word GRAEME being pronounced GRAHAM
> when encountered for the first time.

Getting off-topic, I know.  "Graham", as far as I know, is simply the
Anglicised spelling of the Scottish name "Graeme".  They are
pronounced the same (subject to accent).  I suppose that a Londoner
might pronounce it something like "Grime".


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