How to pronounce Excelsior X-sel-sear?

Excelsior related to EcclesiaEdit

Is there any evidence on record connecting Excelsior to the Latin adjective celer (swift)?

Since R quite spontaneously shifted to S in Old Latin, there might be a connection to a transposed caeruleus (sky blue). 21:09, 13 June 2009 (UTC)

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Really used as an adverb in English? Perhaps it should be an interjection. Equinox 19:59, 31 October 2008 (UTC)

I'd bet on interjection and not adverb. DCDuring TALK 20:43, 31 October 2008 (UTC)
Closing. Somebody has changed the adverb to a usage note. Equinox 12:59, 24 September 2009 (UTC)

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