Pronunciation of bin Laden's org in the media

Laurence Horn 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
chipotles, though.)


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