Customizing Microsoft's TTS Engine's Pronunciations

Sorry for the somewhat off-topic nature of this question.  But it
deals with Microsoft's TTS engine; and while this question arose when
I was dealing with a portable MP3 player, it probably could apply to
Narrator.  I first posted this to the Rockbox list but have received
no response.

I've noticed that after using Voicebox+ (with Microsoft's
Text-to-Speech Engine) to create .Talk clips with file and directory
names for my iPod, some file names are not spoken exactly as I would
like them.  For instance, the word LG (as in the cellular phone brand)
is pronounced "large," regardless of which Microsoft TTS voice I pick
in the Windows Control Panel.

Is there any way of customizing the speech engine so that it
pronounces certain things in a preferred way, such as what one can do
with JAWS by altering the DEFAULT.JDF dictionary file?

Thanks a lot for any ideas.

-Kane
--
JFW related links:
JFW homepage: http://www.freedomscientific.com/
Scripting mailing list: 
http://lists.the-jdh.com/listinfo.cgi/scriptography-the-jdh.com
JFW List instructions:
To post a message to the list, send it to jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
To unsubscribe from this mailing list, send a message to 
jfw-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word unsubscribe in the subject line.
Archives located at: http://www.freelists.org/archives/jfw

If you have any concerns about the list, post received from the list, or the 
way the list is being run, do not post them to the list. Rather contact the 
list owner at jfw-admins@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Other related posts: