Rudolph C Troike rtroike at U.ARIZONA.EDU
Wed Jun 14 05:37:25 UTC 2000

        Sorry to hear y'all have gotten confused as to which pronunciation
is standard; will "data" be next? I always sort of jump inside when I hear
either word being pronounced with /ae/, despite being a card-carrying
nonprescriptivist. Sort of like hearing people pronounce "patio" with

P.S. Dennis, I loved your bilingual homograph.

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