Was that the same programme where a (presumably) German speaker kept pronouncing "wane" (as "in the immunity to Coronavirus is on the wain") as "vein" (and thus confused me for a while)?Thursday afternoon, Inside Science on Radio 4: Discussing aerosols but saying (repeatedly) saying arseholes.
Funny, isn't it. I have no difficulty distinguishing them, nor do I need a mnemonic. The problem is that too many people have heard "mitigate against" so it is in common circulation - very difficult to mitigate.
Not just Germans. One of the GPs at the surgery is Tamil. He pronounces the W in his surname as a V, everyone else pronounced it as W. I never knew who to ask for!German speaker kept pronouncing "wain" [...] as "vein"
Someone at big G seems to have made a mistake here. They've used "affected" twice (shock, horror) and "impacted" 14 times.I wonder if it's related to this recent change? (This is just a guess.)
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Like @EEPhil I always associate iterate with math/computing, so just did a quick Google to check my understanding. I stumbled on this Merriam-Webster quote:I wince whenever someone says reiterate instead of iterate.