[Ads-l] Heard, _despicable_ pronounced as

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Aug 11 00:10:39 UTC 2017

"DESSpicable" by a random resident of Wichita, Kansas.

This is still the preferred pronunciation for MW, Dictionary.com, and this
correspondent, but its existence is not even acknowledged by Google

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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