Category Archives: pronunciation

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! Advertisements

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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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How Do You Say It

When I was a kid, I always heard this item pronounced Q-pon. Now, it would seem that Koo-pon is preferred. What is your preference?

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More Babel

It would seem that cable news is a bountiful source of material for my blog. Today, the weather man on MSNBC spoke about factors that would EXASPERATE the effects of the storm in Texas. As most of you will know, … Continue reading

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