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Re: where are the proofers???
- Subject: Re: where are the proofers???
- From: Ira Apple <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 31 Mar 1998 16:08:58 -0500
First the new announcer was taught to say "double-you". Then he (or she)
learned that the word was "Nyouze" not "Nooz" and for some reason thought that
Noon should therefore be pronounced Nyoon. Could I have a dime each time I
have heard, "Now, the Nyouze at Nyoon"?
Bill O'Neill wrote:
> >My least favorite error for the spoken word in broadcasting is the
> >pronunciation of the letter "W", as in "dubba-you-bee-zee". Channel 4 is
> >the only offender, just the one I notice most often.
> Reminiscent of a previous string on the letter W. We need more Big Bird in
> Dooble you BZ (Gary L)
> Bill O'Neill