schedule --pronunciation

Robert S. Wachal robert-wachal at UIOWA.EDU
Fri Jan 26 22:25:16 UTC 2001

Yes, Canadians use it, US'uns don't.

Some American once used the 'sk' pronunciatio in front of Dorothy Parker,
and she replied, "Oh, Skit!"

At 10:30 PM 1/26/01 +0000, you wrote:
>Schedule with a 'sh', rather than a 'sk'--do Canadians use it?
>Do any Americans use it besides the crowd with whom I used to affect it?
>FWIW, I seem to hear Britons saying 'skedule' much of the time...
>M Lynne Murphy
>Lecturer in Linguistics
>School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences
>University of Sussex
>Brighton BN1 9QH
>phone +44-(0)1273-678844
>fax   +44-(0)1273-671320

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