steepholm (steepholm) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Listening to Pundents?

Americans! Do people in your country generally pronounce "pundits" as "pundents"? I ask, because I heard it not once but twice in this video. First at 0.57, the female Trump supporter says it. I dismissed that, because of course anyone can stumble over their words, especially in moments of high excitement (and she seems as if much of her life is spent in that state). But then the presenter of the clip does it too, at 2.36.



Is he just subconsciously echoing her pronunciation, or is this now a thing in the States?
Tags: english, english dialects, pronunciation
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