[Ads-l] pronunciation mess

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri May 27 13:33:30 EDT 2016

> On May 27, 2016, at 11:58 AM, W Brewer <brewerwa at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> <coup de gra^ce>: Francophilic [koo-duh-grah-ss],  [koo-day-grah-ss]
> ~ hypergallic [koo-duh-grah] ~ patriotic [coop-duh-grass].
> The label "patriotic" pronunciation works best with <Iran, Iraq> vel sim.

--including the earlier Eye-talian.  I've noticed Bernie's "Eye-raq", although I don't think I've heard him pronounce "Iran" one way or another.  (Wonder if anyone has tried "Ear-ish" as orthographic hypercorrection.)  


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