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Source: Notes and Queries
Source type: magazine
Document type: letter
Document title: “Czolgosz”
Author(s): Taylor, Isaac
Date of publication: 28 September 1901
Volume number: 8
Issue number: 196
Series: ninth series
Pagination: 260

Taylor, Isaac. “Czolgosz.” Notes and Queries 28 Sept. 1901 v8n196 (9th series): p. 260.
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Leon Czolgosz (name, pronunciation of).
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz; Isaac Taylor.



     CZOLGOSZ. — The curious combinations of double consonants by which the peculiar sounds of Slavonic speech are expressed are sometimes a puzzle to ourselves. One of the most notable is the often-recurring cz, which is pronounced ch; thus Czolgosz, the name of the assassin of President McKinley, is pronounced Cholgosh, as Czech (often written Čech) is pronounced Chekh.




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