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'Ate' or 'Et'? British Library mulls pronunciation

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  • Ett Salt Lake City, UT
    Oct. 28, 2010 9:21 a.m.

    I think a good place for them to start is with the word, aluminum. In the U.S., we pronounce it ah-loo-me-numb. They pronounce it al-yoo-mini-yum. It sounds like one too many I's in there Brits.