Canto Arena (lucy_burb) wrote in linguaphiles,
Canto Arena
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NEEther, or NYE-ther?

This may sound like a really stupid question, but I've always felt I should know the difference.  How is "neither" supposed to be pronounced?  I can't ask anyone I know, because I'm either the friend everyone comes to for this kind of thing, or I'm in the company of people who would snigger at my question. 

While we're at it, is it EEther or EYEther?

PotAYtoe, potAHtoe?  Okay, I know that's preferance.

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  • translations of the Bhagavad Gita

    An old friend was talking with C and me lately, and she expressed an interest in learning more about the ideas behind yoga, and particularly about…

  • Why say Sunday Blues?

    When you can use a German-derived term that Germans speakers themselves probably don't use

  • That's English For You

    Poor English, none of the other Germanic languages came to its defense. Frisian is laughing.