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On 7/31/06, Steven Williams <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hold on, you mean it's _not_ pronounced [sluwIs]?
> How's it really pronounced, then? [slu:s]?

Assuming you pronounce "juice" as [dZ)u:s], then yeah.  The two words
should rhyme perfectly.

> ...And I've been saying *that* for how many years
> (well over a decade, since I first encountered the
> word in print)?

Yup.  I still think of it mentally as [sluwIs].  I just correct myself
now before it comes out of my mouth that way. :)
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Mark J. Reed <[log in to unmask]>