March 7, 2021

The Editor Speaks: Carib-bean or Car-ribean?

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I must admit to being irritated when I hear the noun Caribbean pronounced Car-ribean. One only has to look at how Caribbean is spelt to see that pronouncing it Car-ribean is wrong. Unfortunately, even persons born in the Caribbean, today because of US television and radio, more often use the incorrect pronunciation. This mispronunciation has […]