[Ads-l] old-time stress in "hot dog," pronun. of "Haiti."

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Dec 11 23:09:49 UTC 2014


On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 5:49 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:

> The BBC says:
> <<Similarly, while different anglicisations for Haiti (HIGH-ti,
> high-EE-ti and haa-EE-ti) are in still use, HAY-ti is considered the
> most widespread and established and we recommend this pronunciation.>>
>
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/legacy/magazinemonitor/2010/01/how_to_say_haiti_and_portaupri.shtml
>

So, the BBC has finally seen the American light and has decided let other
pronunciations go missing from Britspeak.


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-Wilson
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