Saturday, August 22, 2015

Quick Quiz: Identify the Mispronounced High-caliber Word

The short video clip below, an excerpt from the Bookshelf segment broadcast earlier this week on PBS “NewsHour” (my favorite news program), is intrinsically very interesting but it also contains a glaring mispronunciation. Can you identify it? Answer in my next post—tomorrow, Sunday evening. 

More about the clip: In it, you hear host Jeffrey Brown interview author and New York Times poetry columnist David Orr, whose book “The Road Not Taken” is an all-new point of view on Robert Frost’s most admired poem. [The full name of the book: “The Road Not Taken—Finding America in the Poem Everyone Loves and Almost Everyone Gets Wrong”]   

© Copyright 2015  V.J. Singal

video

 

No comments:

Post a Comment