Tune-in Radio app

Garrett Wollman wollman@bimajority.org
Thu Jan 5 00:10:31 EST 2012

<<On Tue, 03 Jan 2012 11:38:12 -0500, Larry Weil <kc1ih@mac.com> said:

> But why is is \223I Heart Radio\224?  The original campaign with the
> heart was \223I Love New York\224, with the heart pronounced as
> \223love\224. People pronouncing this and other campaigns in this
> way as \223heart\224 just sound odd to me.

Linguists have studied this phenomenon.  I feel certain that Language
Log has talked about it, but my google-fu is apparently not up to the
task at the moment.  In any event, it has happened with other rebuses.


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