Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Thu Jun 3 17:48:50 UTC 2004

On Jun 3, 2004, at 8:30 AM, Beverly Flanigan wrote:

> No, stress is on the first syllable:  [brae' z at l].

it was stressed on the second syllable all the way through the Fresh
Air interview.  i just went back and replayed the interview.

no doubt there are people named Brazile who pronounce the name with
stress on the first syllable.  but i doubt very much that up-front,
outspoken Donna Brazile would have put up with an interviewer
mispronouncing her name repeatedly on air.

arnold (zwicky at

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