Can you read the poster on the left?
Who can't deny that Pau Gasol was the Player of the week in NBA jargon.
The nick name is Pow Gasol, Power Gasol, Pow in short.
The other partner in spelling is OU, as in house, mouse, sound,
sound as in profound, ground,
ADD: 6 others
(meaning exclamative surprise: What a wonderful thing!)
ou-ow -1 /au/ ow, town, power
TOWN + down, brown, town,
HOW, now, cow, cowboy, clown,
FLOWER +vowel, towel, tower, flower, power,
au-aw /o:/ pause and law, audio and awfulVery regular indeed. Here is the list.
draw, drawer, awe, lawyer, …
August, Laurie, autumn, cause, sauna, author, auxiliar, auto-, saurus, …(names) Laura, Paula, Claudia, Paul, Paula, .. Austria, Australia,
Obviously, there are some irregularities with stressed syllables. Here you have a challenge: Can you collect another 4?
With OW: (adjectives) slow, low, (verbs +nouns) show, snow, know, grow
With AW: aunt, laugh, ...... , but not many.