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Thread #132499 Message #3994305
Posted By: Mrrzy
28-May-19 - 10:30 AM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
New UVa grad students in psych had a whole orientation on pronunciation and language... Rio Rd is Rye-oh, not Ree-oh. Monticello is chello, not sello. Grounds, not campus; first second etc -years, not freshmen sophomores. The Corner is a neighborhood. I got used to the pronunciation, but still thought of my students as juniors. There was more...