[Ads-l] Przbyla

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Fri Aug 4 22:04:20 EDT 2017


Trust me, correcting people on the pronunciation of one's name gets old.

On Aug 4, 2017 9:53 PM, "Jonathan Lighter" <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Just read my post, Dan.  I mean really.
>
> Heidi is a frequent guest on MSNBC, and if she didn't like "PrizBELLuh," I
> think she'd have complained by now.
>
> Of course, maybe FakeNewsMedia(TM) doesn't care what she says. Stupid
> NewsFakers(TM).
>
> I bet they even call Brett Favre, Brett "Farv."
>
> JL
>
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 9:44 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
> wrote:
>
> > > On Aug 4, 2017, at 8:58 PM, Galen Buttitta <satorarepotenetoperarotas3@
> > GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> > >
> > > It'd be closer to the original Polish as "pshiBILLa".
> > >
> > > Sent from my iPhone
> > >
> > >> On Aug 4, 2017, at 20:38, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> What they is that? Heidi? Her parents?
> > >>
> > >> I wouldn't expect news people to get my name right, and mine is
> actually
> > >> easy.
> >
> > Well, maybe just if they were practicing Goncha-journalism.  (I’m sure
> > you’ve heard that too often…)
> >
> > LH
> > >>
> > >>> On Aug 4, 2017 8:31 PM, "Jonathan Lighter" <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >>>
> > >>> But they say "Priz-BELL-uh."
> > >>>
> > >>> JL
> > >>>
> > >>>> On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 6:34 PM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Przybyla.
> > >>>> per-zih-bih-la
> > >>>>
> > >>>> DanG
> > >>>>
> > >>>>> On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 6:28 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> Is her name _Przbyla_ or _Przybyla_?
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 6:01 PM, Jonathan Lighter <
> > >>> wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> wrote:
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>> Heidi Przbyla, senior political reporter for USA Today.
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>> MSNBC anchors pronounce it "Priz-BELL-uh" or "Prez-..."
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>> JL
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>> --
> > >>>>>> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle
> the
> > >>>>> truth."
> > >>>>>>
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> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> --
> > >>>>> -Wilson
> > >>>>> -----
> > >>>>> All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange
> complaint
> > to
> > >>>>> come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
> > >>>>> -Mark Twain
> > >>>>>
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> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>> --
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> > truth."
> > >>>
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> --
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