Cambrian: Opinion

March 20, 2014 5:29 AM

Pronunciation problems

Reader’s ear is an affliction suffered by those of us who gather most of our information by reading, as opposed to listening. We may see a word in print and think we know how to pronounce it, only to actually hear it spoken and find out we’ve been making fools of ourselves by mispronouncing the darn thing — sometimes for years.

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