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Dashing Name

Louisiana's name game

Dashing Name thanks to Barry McCartney

This girl spells her name    “Le-a
How would YOU pronounce her name?
Leah ?
Lee - A ?
Lay - a ?
Lei ?
She attends a school in Livingston Parish, Louisiana.
Her mother is irate because everyone is getting her name wrong.
She says it’s pronounced,  “Ledasha”.
When the mother was asked why it should be pronounced that way, she said ... “ ’cause the dash don’t be silent! ”.
So, if you ever come across a name like this, remember to pronounce the dash.
And, if anyone axe you why, tell them it’s ’cause the dash don’t be silent!

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Fair speech may hide a foul heart. - JRR Tolkien

A proverb is to speech what salt is to food. - Arabic Proverb

Discretion in speech is more than eloquence. - Sir Francis Bacon

Tears at times have all the weight of speech. - Ovid

Synonym Bun: What a thesaurus eats for breakfast - Unknown

Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts. - Charles de Talleyrand

A little bad taste is like a nice dash of paprika. - Dorothy Parker

Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it. - Christopher Morley

Free speech is a great idea, but we're in a war. - Lindsey Graham

Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing. - Robert Benchley

The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech. - Clifton Fadiman

We now communicate with everyone and say absolutely nothing. - Ted Koppel

He had a dashing smile. It nearly dashed right off his face. - Shannon Hale

We are all here for a spell; get all the good laughs you can. - Will Rogers

Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people. - William Butler Yeats

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England and America are two countries separated by a common language. - George Bernard Shaw

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said. - Peter F Drucker

Sometimes the best communication happens when you're on separate bikes. - Unknown

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