[Ads-l] Peter Strzok

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Jul 13 00:00:34 EDT 2018


> On Jul 12, 2018, at 9:27 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> Months after Peter Strzok's name hit the airwaves, it's still being
> pronounced in Congress as "Strook" and "Strozack" - even right after others
> have pronounced it correctly.
> 
> 

Those pronunciations would certainly take the sting out of Colbert’s “Red Hot Congressional Strzok-fest” bit from tonight’s show.  Even that involves a bit of a stretch but at least /o/ is in the ballpark.  

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> On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 8:10 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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>> David Ignatius, MSNBC:
>> 
>> / 'stro zIk /
>> 
>> JL
>> 
>> On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 5:08 AM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> Я стараюсь.
>>> 
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>>> On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 10:25 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>>> Oh, WG, you're such a брюзга.
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> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
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