Posted by GPP on August 13, 2003
In Reply to: Webster's Dictionary... posted by GPP on August 13, 2003
: Does anyone other than me still say EXquisite (rather than exQUISite), HOSpitable, PREparatory, etc? Americans, at least, are seemingly incapable of accenting the first syllable of any multisyllabic word. I cringe whenever I hear forMIDable or apPLICable.