[Ads-l] pundits [pundents]

Neal Whitman nwhitman at AMERITECH.NET
Sat Jan 2 01:05:36 UTC 2016


Or "mangnet" from "magnet"? "Singnature" from "signature"?


On 12/10/2015 9:40 PM, Herb Stahlke wrote:
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> I think it's the same nasal spreading that gives "ompen" from "open."
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> Herb
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> On Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 12:23 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Keep hearing <pundits> being pronounced [pundents]. Not just Trump &
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