[Ads-l] Pronunciation

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Feb 27 16:04:40 EST 2017

On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 3:18 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> LIke my NYC grandparents, I say "fahrid."

As the late, great Stan Freberg put it, in his monumental cover of The
Platters’ _The Great Pretender_:

"That’s right! That’s right!"

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

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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