Friday pie chart Written by earwormopera Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailTumblrGoogleLike this:Like Loading... 12 thoughts on “Friday pie chart” It’s a good thing Simon Keenleyside and Maria Ewing never appeared together. It would break the interwebz. LikeLike Reply 🙂 🙂 (does that say Eugene OREGON?) LikeLike Reply I’ve been to Eugene, Oregon LikeLike Reply It does! I’ve been to Eugene, Oregon too – never with a Rosenkavalier, though. LikeLike Reply Also I hope the person who used the search term “big coc” to reach my blog enjoyed the podcast. LikeLike Reply I wonder how many careless typers end up disappointed that the podcast is about opera? LikeLike Reply How about with two boys? Once I joined the Oregon Historical Society by accident when I mis-typed “organ” LikeLike Reply I used to get teased by easterners in college because my pronunciation of “Oregon” sounds almost exactly like “organ.” (They said it “Orey-gone” like “octagon” or “polygon.” Viva la regional variation, I guess!) LikeLike Reply We have a VP who’s last name is Sawka which is pronounced just like a New Englander saying “soccer”. At least that’s how I remember it. LikeLike Reply We like to mispronounce Nevada, too, and get our revenge for correction by having the same place names in every state. LikeLike Reply And then there is the great “is it NEW Haven or New HAVEN” debate. I got corrected on that by a Connecticutian? person from Connecticut once, but I can’t remember which one she told me was right. LikeLike Reply It depends on context and more particularly on what scans better in the line. LikeLike Leave a comment Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.