I say "Lusitan-i-ay"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Aug 21 02:39:16 UTC 2014

On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 7:46 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> That's the normal "George-uh" and "Alabam-uh," Not "Georgy" or "Alabammy."

My parents used "Georgy" and "Alabam-uh."


Will no language rid itself of these annoying inconsistencies?!

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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