[Ads-l] too-SAHN

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Feb 1 12:46:43 UTC 2023

That's how L.A. characters in a 1952 episode of TV's "Dragnet" clearly
pronounce "Tucson."   Another says "TOO-sahn," like everybody I've ever

I didn't catch the name of the episode but it involved a woman and an
unwanted baby.


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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

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