RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Tue Dec 12 19:49:07 UTC 2006

In a message dated 12/12/06 8:26:24 AM, mcovarru at PURDUE.EDU writes:

> Natalie Morales on NBC's Today reported on a recent article in the "Annals 
> of
> Neurology."  [ae]>[ej] in "annals" (ae=ash)
I have always pronounced this to rhyme with "channels"--perhaps under the 
influence with ANNUAL. And that is what "The New Oxford American Dictionary" 
seems to prescribe. How is this a mispronunciation?

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