SV: Pronunciation of a word

h craig c kuettner kuettner at students.uiuc.edu
Wed Oct 27 09:29:09 EST 1999

Is that similar to when someone in the media says something like "the
Ecoli virus?"  That one always gets to me.


On Tue, 26 Oct 1999, Peter Noverini wrote:

> Yes, I heard a radio show ask once "If we have E coli, what about A coli, B
> coli, C coli, and D coli?  *groan*
>     - Pete
> Jennifer Lynn Giel wrote in message ...
> >: On Mon, 25 Oct 1999 10:44:59 GMT, James Ross Cooke
> >: <ucbejrc at socrates-a.ucl.ac.uk> wrote:
> >:>But everybody knows the difference between E coli and Email anyway so why
> dont
> >:>you just say E coli?
> >
> >Sadly, not everyone does know the difference.  CNN once spelled it
> >"e-coli."  [sigh...]
> >
> >Jen

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