Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon May 31 13:45:02 UTC 2010

At 9:21 AM -0400 5/31/10, Rick Barr wrote:
>In the movie "Prince of Persia," British actor Alfred Molina pronounces the
>word "insidious" quite distinctly as "insiduous", with a "u" sound. Nothing
>in the OED supports that pronunciation or that spelling. Is it standard
>anywhere in Britain?
>-- Rick
Does it refer to purported evergreen that turned to be engaging in a
covert practice of losing its leaves in the fall when nobody was


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