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October 31st, 2007

Who’s Right?

The word “diabetes” – how do you pronounce it?

Like me?: “die-uh-BEET-eez”

Or like Wilford Brimley?: “die-uh-BEET-iss”

Who do you want to be more like? The uber-hip co-proprietor of Your Favorite Website or the 197-year-old Liberty Mutual spokesman that I remember best from the iffy-80s drama Our House?

Posted in Just Plain Odd

Paul October 31, 2007, 12:52 pm

The uber-hip co-proprietor!

COD October 31, 2007, 1:53 pm

My wife has “die-uh-BEET-eez” so I’m getting a kick out of these replies. I also trust she knows how to pronounce it.

Maria October 31, 2007, 5:36 pm

I’ll vote for “die-uh-BEET-eez” but my grandma has (and says) “die-uh-BEET-iss.”

And then there’s Bret Michaels who says “die-uh-BEET-us.” We all should be as cool as he is.

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