teeyota and IPod

Herb Stahlke hfwstahlke at GMAIL.COM
Thu Apr 1 09:47:28 UTC 2010

The newsreader on Willy Geist's Way Too Early pronounced "Toyota" as
[ti'jo*@] twice.  The first time I thought it was a slip, but the
second made that less certain.  Reduction of an unstressed vowel?  She
also said "IPod" for "IPad," which probably was a slip.


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