[LMB] OT: mispronunciation, a question

Hendon, Alison A.Hendon at BrooklynPublicLibrary.org
Wed Sep 3 14:12:03 BST 2008


Probably because we say PEE-ka-chu (Pikachu)

Alison

Alison Hendon
Youth Selection Team Leader
Brooklyn Public Library
a.hendon at brooklynpubliclibrary.org
 

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> [mailto:lois-bujold-bounces at lists.herald.co.uk] On Behalf Of 
> Meg Justus
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> Subject: [LMB] OT: mispronunciation, a question
> 
> Dorian:
> > I have not previously heard of this thing (more info 
> please?), but I 
> > would say PEE-ka.
> 
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Pika
> 
> I am vastly disappointed in all of you <g>.  Until Mary said 
> peeka when we were in Colorado, I'd *never* heard anyone 
> pronounce it that way.  From college professors on down.
> 
> Megaera
> shaking her head in dismay 
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