"Target" as a French word?
Daniel S. Goodman
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Tue Jan 18 18:08:03 UTC 2005
I've heard that pronunciation in Minneapolis since some time in the
1980s or 1990s.
And I believe I've seen it in a novel by native Minneapolitan
sf/fantasy writer Eleanor Arnason.
> I heard that pronunciation used in jest in England
> this past summer.
> --- Paul Zebe <PZebe at CS.COM> wrote:
> > Can anyone tell me about "Target" (the store)
> > pronounced as a French word?
> > That pronunciation has reportedly been used in the
> > Nashville area within the
> > past 10 years. Could it be a joke played on a New
> > England schoolmarm by her
> > Southern students?
> > Curiously,
> > Paul Zebe
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