Wednesday, November 11, 2009

OT Rant : Lazy Linguistics

Smart-alecks sometimes ask why we Cheeseheads pronounce Brett Favre's name as "Farv."

Probably the same reason Wednesday is Wensday, and February is Febuary . . . lazy linguistics.

For that matter, it's prob-ab-ly, not prob'ly or prolly.

And it's re-mem-ber, not 'member

And irony is pronounced EYE-ron-ee, not eye-er-nee. It's ironic that folks don't have the same problem with "ironic."

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