Category Archives: pronunciation

What’s My Line?

In 1958, there was a game show in which panelists had to ascertain the occupation of a guest. During the life of the show, I do not recall anyone who was a dental hygienist. However, I am writing about this … Continue reading

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Whose job is it anyway?

For a long time now, I have been complaining to the sports networks regarding the way their commentators mispronounce the names of Russian professional women tennis players. Today. I got the thought that this may be the wrong approach. Why … Continue reading

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Olympics Got it Right

Usually, my blogs are critical and often controversial. This time, however, I must take the time to compliment the broadcasting staff. Not one time did I hear anyone say ATH-A-LETE!

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What’s in a Name?

For as long as I can remember, I have known the importance of pronouncing and spelling a person’s name correctly. Sadly, people who should know better do not exercise the care they should in this regard. These include many prominent … Continue reading

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More for Your Entertainment

More words that are mispronounced: Heard on MSNBC He is a “prevert” (pronounced “preevert”) One would think that if you know what that is, you would be able to pronounce it correctly.

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For Your Entertainment

I listen to the radio a lot and also watch cable news regularly. Quite often I hear words that somebody made up. I thought it would be entertaining for viewers of my posts to see them. progidy electorial asterickses

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Pronunciation 3.1

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