[Ads-l] Good luck, ol' El Chapo

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Jan 13 15:50:56 UTC 2016

--or, if he gets extradited to the U.S. (especially to an English Only state), we can just pronounce it "Shorty".  


> On Jan 13, 2016, at 9:38 AM, Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:
> I've heard a few TV newscasters and their interviewees pronounce the (nick)name of Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera like "chap" in "chapped lips" or "See you out again soon, old chap."  (Others pronounce it, correctly I think, as in "chop" or "chopped meat.")
> Joel
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