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GUEST,colwyn dane Celtic vs Celtic: Which is Correct? (73* d) RE: Celtic vs Celtic: Which is Correct? 24 Oct 02

"The reason the Boston Celtics and Glasgow Celtic and all those other sports teams founded around 1900 (give or take a couple decades)
pronounce their names \SELL-tick[s]\ is not because they were founded by ignorant folk who didn't know any better, but because
they spoke English and *did* know the proper pronunciation of the English word "Celtic".

So writes Sharon L. Krossa.

Go here to find further evidence about this great pronunciation-murder mystery.


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