anti-vaxxer / anti-vaccer (double c pronunciation)

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Apr 15 20:22:35 UTC 2014

On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 2:28 PM, Brian Hitchcock <brianhi at>wrote:

> Even ET CETERA, spelled with T followed by a clearly distinct C,  is often
> combined to ETCETERA, abbreviated ETC, and then pronounced as *exsetra* (or
> maybe *exetra*; it's hard to tell).

The pronunciation, "eK cetera" is *very* common, as is the spelling "ect."
for  the abbreviation.

And the word should be "anti-vacciner," anyway. ;-)

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