[Ads-l] talib

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 13 17:59:13 EDT 2018


That's everybody on TV is pronouncing it.

Wikipedia has a bio, but (unusually) no pronunciation.

Listers will recall the Heidi Przybyla controversy. And let's not forget
Hoda Kotb.)

JL

JL

On Mon, Aug 13, 2018 at 5:33 PM Herb Stahlke <hfwstahlke at gmail.com> wrote:

> Last night on MSNBC, Chuck Todd reported on Rashida Tlaib's primary
> victory, pronouncing her name "talib."  He must have been influenced by
> Alfred Noyes "The Highwayman," talot talot.
>
> Herb
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