RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Sat Aug 5 19:34:54 UTC 2000

Why do American TV announcers pronounce the name of the Russian leader
POOT-uhn (which sounds like a kind of euphemism for farting) instead of
poo-TEEN (which is surely closer to the way that the Russians say it, and in
any case hasn't the weird connotations)?

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