[Ads-l] Maybe it's a Saint Louis Thing

Joanna Taylor mywordjewelry at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 11 14:45:19 UTC 2016

I remember spending a lot of time as a kid (in Central Florida, 80s) wondering why 'mouth' and 'south' were spelled with ou when clearly they were pronounced "malth" and "salth".


> Date:    Sun, 10 Jan 2016 23:48:59 -0500
> From:    Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
> Subject: Maybe it's a Saint Louis thing
> I've mentioned more than once that, when ibuprofen, under the brand-name,
> "Motrin," was still a prescription drug, I was under the impression that
> the name was "Moltrin" [moUltrIn].

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