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I caught about 2 minutes of the Today show the other day and they were giving some highlights from some recent study of regional pronunciations of words like caramel. The maps for each word were different, too. Kinda interesting (and something that's been discussed a bunch on APUG - especially the two countries divided by a common language stuff).
Sounds like a great segment, Bethe! I love that sort of thing. "Creek", as you've surely heard by now, has a couple different pronunciations here in western Pennsylvania...

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After decades of reading I must admit I only recently realized I was mispronouncing Catechol. It got me thinking about all the other photochemical compounds I read and write about. I'm probably mispronouncing several.
I've no idea how to pronounce that either... Been wondering since I started mixing it in 2004.