today's slip of the tongue

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Sun Dec 24 16:17:16 UTC 2006

NPR news announcer Nora Raum, on Morning Edition Sunday today,
referred to

(by the way, it took me some time to find the spelling of her name.
she pronounces her family name with an /a/, as if it were spelled
Rahm, or possibly Rom or Romm.  eventually, i found the NPR
"personalities" list.  thank goodness she spells it with an initial R.)


The American Dialect Society -

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