Yet, is the L silent in folk? When "l" goes dark People frown on this in non-standard dialects such as cockney ("the ol' bill"). But the "l" in folk, talk and walk used to be pronounced. Now almost everyone uses a "w" instead- we effectively say fowk, tawk and wawk.
Anywho, how is Pliny pronounced?
Ply-Nee. Not sure why you're being down voted either.
Why is it called Jacobean period?
The Jacobean era was the time when James I was King of England, between 1603 and 1625. We call it the 'Jacobean' era and not the 'Jamesian' era because Jacobus is the Latin version of the name 'James. '
Jacobean women continued to live a life that was sub-ordinate to men. They were supposed to obey what was told to them. The main responsibility of married women was to take care of the household matters and raise children.
Many students try to pronounce these Ls, but in all these words, the L is completely silent. In walk, chalk, and talk, the L comes after an A, and the vowel is pronounced like a short O. Half and calf have an AL, too, but the vowel is pronounced like the short A in staff.
noun, plural Ptol·e·mies for 2. Claudius Ptolemaeus, flourished a.d. 127–151, Hellenistic mathematician, astronomer, and geographer in Alexandria. any of the kings of the Macedonian dynasty that ruled Egypt 323–30 b.c.
Othello was written after 1601 and before 1604 and was therefore created in the last years of Queen Elizabeth I's reign. It was then performed in the Jacobean Era (James I). It is seen as a Jacobean play yet clearly the context in which it was conceived was Elizabethan.