"Iain Davidson" <Sttscitrans@tesco.net> wrote in message news://onYo9.firstname.lastname@example.org... > > Richard Tobin <email@example.com> wrote in message > news://firstname.lastname@example.org... > > In article <email@example.com>, > > James the Lurker <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > > > >My statistics teacher and I are at odds as how to "Chebyshev" is > > >pronounced. She says "Cheh bee' chev". I say "Cheh' bih shov". > > > > Do you want to know how Russians pronounce that name, or how the > > mathematician's name is usually pronounced by English speakers? > > You might be right for the former, but your teacher is closer for > > the latter. > > > > Compare the question with "how is Paris pronounced?".