_naive_ > "nieve"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Oct 19 04:42:24 UTC 2012

I once thought that "naive" was pronounced like "nave," because I read
it before I heard it. That writer has heard it, but has never read it,
I guess. He's Australian. So, it's not just an American thing.

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 - http://www.americandialect.org

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