Education Sec Duncan is awe-dropper

Tom Zurinskas truespel at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 20 19:22:28 UTC 2013

Education secretary Duncan is an awe-dropper.  He uses "lah" (~laa) in words "law" and "longitudinal" in place of the "awe" phoneme in interview     Also says the word "steers" with an ending ~s not ~z which sounds odd.   Also says books are obsolete..

Tom Zurinskas, Conn 20 yrs, Tenn 3, NJ 33, now Fl 9.
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