Charles Wells charles at FREUDE.COM
Sat Apr 14 19:22:53 UTC 2001

My father (native Atlantan,  1906-1986, dropped out in eighth grade) said
"burgular" and "Perishing" (for Pershing).

>All I can say here is, I can't tell you how many people who are supposed to
>be "educated" do much the same thing.  "Nucular" is a popular pronunication
>for "nuclear", even among people who will use "reservwah"(a sort of French
>pronunciation) to suggest their education.

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