schedule --pronunciation

D. Ezra Johnson ezra_50 at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat Jan 27 00:31:16 UTC 2001

Nancy Elliott writes:
Captain Picard says 'skedule' in "Star Trek: The Next Generation." When I
first heard it, I assumed someone had told Patrick Stewart he ought to
pronounce it that way for his American audience.

Captain Picard is supposed to be French, right? So maybe he doesn't have to
conform to British norms.

The other possiblity is diffusion of the [sk] pronunciation over the next
three centuries...

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