Monday, March 04, 2013


The famous Hugo novel and even more famous stage (now movie) musical is usually pronounced by Americans /leɪ ˌmɪzəˈrɑːb/; the French say ​/le mizeʁabl(ə)/. But Alex, who prides himself on his French, actually just said /le mizeʁabləz/. Yes. He pronounced that final S on Misérables!

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At 9:30 PM, March 04, 2013 Anonymous Kathie had this to say...

So did high school dropout John Travolta at the Oscars (although everyone else on stage pronounced it with the terminal "S" silent).

At 10:07 PM, March 04, 2013 Blogger The Ridger, FCD had this to say...

In the Civil War, CSA troops called it "Lee's Miserables"...

At 12:33 PM, March 05, 2013 Anonymous Kathie had this to say...



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