Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon May 21 15:46:36 UTC 2007

I didn't see 60 Minutes, Charlie, but I have heard that pronunciation
"quite a few," as we would say down home in Texas :-), times. The
annoyance thereof is sufficient unto the day.

[Anderson Cooper's a person?! I thought that it was a corporation:
Anderson, Cooper & Co., Inc., LLC.]


On 5/21/07, Charles Doyle <cdoyle at uga.edu> wrote:
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> I expect many of us noticed on "60 Minutes" last night: In several instances, Anderson Cooper inserted an additional syllable in the middle of the word "paraplegic."
> --Charlie
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