Nicholas Bodley wrote:
> On Thu, 03 Jun 2004 22:26:33 -0400, Mark E. Shoulson <mark@...> wrote:
> > Yeah, me too; for a long time the word in my head was [alIbeit]; no idea
> > where the extra vowel came from. Similarly, for quite some time I
> > simultaneously knew the word pronounced [dE'bri], and I also knew a
> > *different* word in print, "debris," which in my mind was pronounced
> > ['d@...] (again a misreading, transposing the b and r for some reason.
> > And no, I'm not notably dyslexic; I was an early reader in fact).
> > Somewhere along the line it clicked together...
> There was a report this morning on National Public Radio from Hamtramck,
> Mich. Surely enough, it was consistently [mis]pronounced "Hamtramick"...

? That's the pronunciation of that place name.
Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...