Date: Wed, 8 Nov 1995 11:19:21 -0800 From: Peter McGraw Subject: Re: RhetORic That's funny. Yesterday I heard an interview on NPR's "All Things Considered" with a participant in the recent African American Million-Man March in Washington. Unfortunately I don't remember where the interviewee was from, but he spoke several times about toning down, or not getting carried away by, the "rhetic." Peter McGraw Linfield College McMinnville, OR On Wed, 8 Nov 1995, Wayne Glowka wrote: > On a quick ride to the Wal-Mart to get some anti-freeze a minute ago, I > heard a caller from Wisconsin (I believe) tell Rush Limbaugh something > about liberal rhetORic, with stress on the second syllable. Is this > pronunciation common up yonder or is it an attempt at saying a word read > but never heard? > > > Wayne Glowka > Professor of English > Director of Research and Graduate Student Services > Georgia College > Milledgeville, GA 31061 > 912-453-4222 > wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] >