Steak: ever pronounced other than "stake?"

Mark A Mandel mam at THEWORLD.COM
Mon Jul 22 14:38:40 UTC 2002

On Mon, 22 Jul 2002, Leif Knutsen wrote:

#I've run into a couple of Norwegian teachers who insist that steak is
#pronounced "steek" in places they've visited in the U.S.  Are they correct,
#and if so where are these places?

I've never heard it. How likely is it that they misheard US [eI] as

-- Mark A. Mandel

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