Monday, January 9, 2017


My brother asked, "Have you noticed how some people are pronouncing INAUGURATION?"     He said he'd heard several newscasters pronounce it like "in-AW-guh-RAY-shun", rather than like "in-AW-ghuh-RAY-shun" as we pronounce it.

I could not find any dictionary which gives "in-AW-guh-RAY-shun" as a proper pronunciation, but when I checked two online sources ("how j say" and "How To Pronounce") both sites gave BOTH pronunciations. 

Fortunately, YouTube has what I consider to be the correct pronunciation:


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