To "maggie"

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Sun Jul 20 17:05:10 UTC 2008

On Weekend Edition last week & this, Leanne Hansen interviewed a wine
writer& oenophile, referring to her repeatedly as a "sommelier", which she
pronounced  "som-MALL-i-yay."  Has this become the prevailing pronunciation
here, now that wine has become such a standard on the American table?

The American Dialect Society -

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