Probably too late, now

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 29 14:49:32 UTC 2007

The "c", surely? The circumpolar regions aren't right without their seas.

m a m

On 9/29/07, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
> I grew up saying "Artic/antartic."  Then one day in grade school (musta
> been 1956 or '57) a teacher told us emphatically that only losers failed to
> pronounce the "t." (I'm paraphrasing).
>   So I switched. Had I known Wilson was doing the opposite, however, I'd
> have stuck to my ways.
>   JL

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