"au jus"

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Thu Jan 26 01:29:49 UTC 2012

MW3 gives /ou Zus/, /ou dZus/. I don't like these, so I don't use them,
but I suppose they are usual?

I don't see anything wrong with a French or French-ish pronunciation
like /o Zy/ (also in MW3). I might say it, or, depending on my
environment, I might say /O dZVs/, "aw juss" (especially in "with au jus").

-- Doug Wilson

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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