Pronunciation of bin Laden's org in the media
laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Mar 6 00:34:48 UTC 2003
At 12:27 PM -0800 3/5/03, Kim & Rima McKinzey wrote:
>And thus was why I started the "jerk rule" of pronunciation: i.e.,
>so that when an English speaker says a non-English word, he/she
>shouldn't sound like a total jerk. Every language has phonemes or
>allophones not heard in other languages. I've always thought one
>should get as close to the "correct" pron as possible, while still
>using an English sound system.
>And don't you just love the new Jack-in-the-Box chipotle commercial?
Could you fill us in, those of us who do not (any longer) live within
range of Jack-in-the-Boxes or their commercials? (I do love me some
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