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# Self-Help for all


...repost due to a little change
, Thu 1 May 2003, 20:30,
# 's odd...
Betelgeuse is on TV right now, and they just showed the scene with the 'Handbook for the recently deceased'
, Thu 1 May 2003, 20:32,
# where?
where? where? where?
, Thu 1 May 2003, 20:34,
# Did they actualy call it Betelgeuse
outside of the US?
, Thu 1 May 2003, 20:35,
# Not
in UK ....dunno bout anywhere else
, Thu 1 May 2003, 20:38,
# the word is too complicated
for brits
, Thu 1 May 2003, 20:42,
# In the radio play
Of Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - they pronounce Betelgeuse as Beetle-Juice
, Thu 1 May 2003, 20:39,
# that's cos
that's how you pronounce it
, Thu 1 May 2003, 20:43,
# I had an astronmy teacher who said
bay-tl-goys
, Thu 1 May 2003, 20:44,
# i bet he was one of those people
that insists on pronouncing uranus as "urine-us"
, Thu 1 May 2003, 20:46,
# Patrick Moore
pronounced it "Bettulgurz".

He's an authority, so he must be right.
but a bit weird too
, Thu 1 May 2003, 20:53,
# And that's what the movie's called
as well.
, Thu 1 May 2003, 20:43,