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    Re: International star name pronunciations
    From: David C
    Date: 2021 Jun 20, 15:47 -0700

    Gary wrote

    On a related point, it drives me nuts when I hear military types pronounce the final "e" in cache.

    Gary it drives me nuts when Americans refuse to pronounce route correctly. Is it because root is considered a naughty word? How do you pronounce Route 66? I have the radio on in the background and fortunately the announcer used the correct pronounciation of route when discussing road closures due to flooding.

    To stay on topic I will ask how the publishers of the Air Mileage Handbook (1953) pronounced Route.

    I know of at least two ways to pronounce pronounciation    ............   I had better shut up as I am getting way of topic!

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