[Ads-l] PEOTUS

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Nov 25 05:27:13 UTC 2016

On Thu, Nov 24, 2016 at 11:18 AM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:

> The POTUS-elect acronym is news to me, in a FoxNews headline, but seems to
> have been around for a while, sporadically.

Possibly because the pronunciation is not obvious. I suggest pronouncing it
with the _eo_ of "people": "peetus."

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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