Query: dialectal pronunciation of the type "EYE-talian" for "Italian"

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Oct 1 23:42:34 UTC 2013

EYE-diological.  POTUS, this afternoon, re Republicans.

I learned ID-eological, but I (EYE) was unrepressed.  (The OED, if
I'm understanding it right, says ID is more prevalent in the US than EYE,)


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