A Broadcaster At WGCU (Ft. Myers, Naples, Marco Island)

pronounces the name of our State as if it were





I shouldn't let this bother me, but it does!

In  similar vein a WUSF (Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota) broadcaster pronounces "con" words as "can"  - e.g. consummate becomes cansummate.  

I yell at the radio every time he does so!

I wonder if he would pronounce canticle as conticle!

tee hee -  the first four letters of my last name might rhyme with love.  Indeed some benighted folks have pronounced it as if it were puvey.  Those who do so receive a withering look and a stern warning.  

It is Povey as in Pope.

I issue similar warnings if and when people call me Mike instead of Michael.

On the other hand, for as long as I can remember people have gifted me with the nick-name Pove.

I love it -  hence my e-mail address is retiredpove at comcast.net.

(As you might guess -  I've had a very quiet day!)

luvpove


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