Date: Thu, 7 Sep 1995 09:44:01 -0500

From: Charles F Juengling juen0001[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]GOLD.TC.UMN.EDU

Subject: Re: Pronounciation of Oxymoron -Reply

On Thu, 7 Sep 1995, Molly Dickmeyer wrote:


At about the same time on my version of NPR, I heard my personal

favorite (mis)pronunciation--nuke-u-lar. Who snuck that second "u" in



Jimmy Carter.

Actually, that's probably not fair to say. People were saying nuke-u-lar

before Carter landed in the White House, but that's one thing that many

people remember about him.