flanigan at OHIOU.EDU
Mon Dec 30 17:21:38 UTC 2002
That kind of schwa insertion to break up a consonant cluster (in this case
[kl]) is common. Cf. "athelete/atheletic." I'd be curious to know who
said the word?
At 10:09 AM 12/30/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>I just heard on NPR Androcles pronounced as an'drah kuh leez. I
>haven't consulted very many sources yet. But, WM, AHD4, ACD, NCCN, and
>RH do not show a variant to what I have always said... 'an druh kleez.
>Where did the intrusive syllable come from...a typo?
>barnhart at highlands.com
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