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February 4, 2009

I’ve read a lot more different words than I’ve ever heard spoken, and I just learned that while pretty much every other form of the word “midwife” is pronounced with a long eye sound, nevertheless the word “midwifery” is properly pronounced mid-WIFF-‘ry.

Encountered during a PSA on KEXP, a constantly streaming, consistently excellent source for non-calcified alternative music, run as a nonprofit out of Seattle, Washington.

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