A Garden of Delights

Posted on: February 18, 2012

In lieu of the Flash Fiction I have sitting in my 750words and haven’t edited, I’m reblogging this amusing and useful piece by Julie Glover. Having fun on her page… and her Miss Spelling pst this Wednesday. Please, enjoy and stop in to Julie’s page for some sun and words.

Julie Glover, Author

It’s time for AMAZE-ing Words Wednesday! Today’s word lesson will be taught by renowned language arts instructor, Miss Pronunciation. Miss Pronunciation will present the incorrect and correct ways of articulating some commonly mispronounced words in the English language. Without further ado, I hand our virtual classroom over to Miss Pronunciation.

Arthur is a lovable aardvark featured in children’s books by Marc Brown and the PBS series of the same name and/or Dudley’s Moore drunken character from the movie Arthur(1981) which co-starred Liza Minnelli and gave John Gielgud a Supporting Actor Oscar. An author writes books. Please do not confuse the two.

An axe is a tool wielded for cutting down trees or butchering family members (e.g., Lizzie Borden). To ask is to inquire, query, request information.

An ath-a-lete does not exist. Unfortunately, the additional syllable is often added by those simply unaware of the proper two-syllable…

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5 Responses to ""

Thanks so much, Eden! Glad you enjoyed the posts. Best wishes!

You’re more than welcome, Julie. They made me smile and yet think about how we talk (one of my favorite hobbies, really). And you did it in a sweet, pleasant way. I had to pass it along.

Great post! Thanks for sharing.

I can’t claim any credit here. Julie Glover deserves all the credit. But I’m glad you enjoyed it

Regards for all your efforts that you have put in this. Very interesting info. “I’ve never known any trouble that an hour’s reading didn’t assuage.” by Charles De Secondat.

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