Re: Yahoo has no... (nuclear)

Subject: Re: Yahoo has no... (nuclear)
From: Anthony Davey <ant -at- ant-davey -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 10:28:15 +0100

But on this side of the Atlantic pond we'd pronounce the new word as : nuk : you : lar (Bonnie's phoenetics).

Ant (ant -at- ant-davey -dot- com)

Bonnie wrote:

There is a change of spelling involved in the "mispronounciation" of the
word "nuclear". It doesn't seem to be a regional variant, but a
misapprehension of the word itself.

Correct spelling: nuclear --> nu : klee : ur (my phonetic spelling

Incorrect spelling: nucular --> nu : cue : lur (my phonetic spelling


Were there such a word in existence as "nucular", I would pronounce it
just like Dubya.

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