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Posted By: Backwoodsman
23-May-19 - 02:51 AM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
There seems to be a growing practice, among BBC presenters, to pronounce a leading ‘s’ as though it was followed by ‘h’ - so, ‘shtrong’, ‘shtudent’, ‘shchool’, etc.

Drives me nuts. Anyone else noticing it?