Such pronunciations as "Eye-rack" (UNCLASSIFIED)

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Nov 15 15:27:07 UTC 2010

Mysterious. The media pronuciation I'm familiar with is / dar 'fUr /.  Is it
first-syllable stress that expresses disgust?  And why "disgust"exactly?


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