[DWJ] "Orthogonal" (orthogonally to T-shirt slogans)
irina at valdyas.org
Tue Jun 8 03:54:55 EDT 2010
On Tuesday 08 June 2010 02:45:03 Helen Schinske wrote:
> I felt completly misle-d (pronounced my-zulled, to rhyme with "dry
> hulled")over the pronunciation of "misled."
I used to pronounce it as if spelt "mizzled". When that started to seem
strange, as if spelt "miled".
Also "outrage"-- I still tend to hear that in my head as a French word, oo-
> One more: I thought "syncope" was pronounced "sin cope," but
> it's actually "sin-co-pee."
Oh, is it? Thanks! I did know that hyperbole isn't "hyperbowl".
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