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Get ready for LAYOFFS: Nadella's coma-inducing memo, with subtitles

Michael Wojcik Silver badge

Re: @MrNed

Well, not quite, perhaps if I pronounced "dog" like "cat" then confusion would reign supreme.

That has no bearing on how the word "dog" is "meant" to be pronounced, because there is no attribute of the word which endorses a pronunciation. The conventions observed by a speech community which make language mutually intelligible are just that - conventions.

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