Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Pronunciations we have changed in my lifetime

1. Halley's Comet
2. Iran
3. Sacagawea
4. Himalayas
5. Pakistan
6. Hiroshima
7. And didn't we used to say GRAUmann's Chinese Theatre?
when did that stop?
9. Harrassment
10. Uranus. stop giggling. 9 and 10 go just fine together.

1 comment:

  1. AS far as I can determine Graumann's is STILL called that by the entertainment industry - at least that's the way I hear it. Sometimes the internet publishers change things to suit themselves and we buy into it. M


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