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This is Pted. Pted is the pterodactyl on the cabinet, stalking the flag. The  sign around his neck says ” Je m’appelle Pted.

pterydactyl on cabinet

The silent P  in Pted is pronounced with a slight breathy labial puff, followed by a Gallic nasal intonation, with a soft segue into a hint of a dental and an implied palatal.

I know. Sometimes I just can’t help myself.

A French student came to my door and asked, ”  Do you know why you can’t hear pteoydactyls in the bathroom?   Because the pee is silent.”

And then she turned on her heel and left.

One response to “RIGHT SAID PTED

  1. John Lempka ⋅

    Miss you, magistra.

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