Catholic is a three-syllable word

Have you been listening to all the talk on radio and TV about the new Pope? What is interesting is that virtually everyone says “Cath-lic”!

What happened to the middle syllable?

Are these the same people who put the extra syllable in “ath-a-lete”?

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I am a veteran graphic designer who started at the time when cut and paste meant an X-acto knife and rubber cement. I use my experience to educate others. I have an intolerance for ignorance and stupidity.
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