G-ful "gnu"

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Sat Jan 26 23:55:46 UTC 2013

About halfway through today's broadcast of "Radio Lab" (http://www.radiolab.org/2010/oct/15/) is a g-ful pronunciation of "gnu," referring to the animal (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU says that "GNU" is g-ful). I looked at my phone shortly afterward and it was 1:31, so it should have occurred within five minutes before the halfway mark. It was in the discussion about Wile E. Coyote.

I believe the speaker was over 60, based on the vague recollection I have of the timeframe involved. That segment is also available at http://www.radiolab.org/2010/oct/15/singled-out/.

Benjamin Barrett
Seattle, WA

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