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face BY : Mike Mansheim email (remove spam text)

>> Mind you this information is coming from somebody that spells his last
>> name with an 'e' preceding an 'i' and no 'c' in sight.  Not only that,
>> but the 'e' is a long 'e' and the 'i' is silent.

> maybe weird, but consistent with German spelling, and I suspect he would
> pronounce it to rhyme with that German beer container (a Stein) in which
> case the name is probably of German origin.

I always pronounced the beer container "stine", not "steen", and assumed
he pronounced his last name "Dippersteen".  Have I been saying the
beer container incorrectly?

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