Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Nov 20 03:21:25 UTC 2012

On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 4:35 PM, Benjamin Barrett <gogaku at> wrote:
> lam BAYST

W. T. F. ?!

> I pronounce [_lambaste_] as "lam BAEST."

Of course. Doesn't everyone?

Well, we've learned to accept "ek-SWIZ-it" and "for-MID-able." We'll
learn to accept this.
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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