Heard: about a hoarder

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Oct 10 01:41:24 UTC 2014

"I can't _fanthom_ how anybody can live like that!"

This caught my ear because, like most BE-speakers, I pronounce "phantom" as
"phanthom," if I don't be careful. ;-)

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

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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