If you stick an o on the end of an acronym, you relinquish all rights with regard to pronunciation.
SOOOooo...I'm curious - is the "pedestrian" pronunciation of Texaco, tex-a-cuh?
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- Sun Apr 10, 2016 4:39 pm UTC
- Forum: Language/Linguistics
- Topic: Words before their meanings were changed by pop culture
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How do you define "pop culture"? We've had popular culture since the Egyptians. I use the term "popular logic" which is similar, philosophically-speaking. Basically, it's socially acceptable ideas and/or word definitions that are parroted without thought. "Semantic memes&qu...