Pronouncing Unfamiliar Words, Presidential Bids Start Too Early

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Even though the next presidential election is more than a year away, it seems like there is constant coverage of everything the potential candidates say or do. Our guest argues that election season starts way too early, and tells us how he’d fix it. We also talk to an author who wants to help us pronounce those tricky words we stumble over.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Martha Barnette Guest
  • Alec MacGillis Guest