Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Nov 2 12:21:24 UTC 2010

On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 7:21 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
> The trendy pronunciation, esp. on NPR.
> Shows you're not a bigot.

Personally, I'm giving serious thought to going with eye-SLAM,
following the pattern of eye-RAN and eye-RACK, pioneered by Stevie
Wonder in his '73 cut, Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thang, on Innervisions,
IIRC. ;-)

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"––a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
–Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society -

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