/ nu 'man Ik / (now OT:)

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 28 17:14:14 UTC 2007

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On Dec 28, 2007 11:07 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> One of the nationally-famed Fox News anchors unmistakably pronounces
> "mnemonic"  (That's 'FNC,' in case you need a mnemonic.') as / nu'man Ik /.
> That makes it a homophone of "pneumonic," which usually designates a type of
> plague infection.
>  Probably not a big deal. Ignore this message.
>  JL

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