Can't Pronounce Nevada Correctly? You're Not Alone
LINDA WERTHEIMER, host:
Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer.
Las Vegas is a city where anything goes, except mispronouncing the name of its home state. It's nuh-VAD-uh, not nuh-VAH-dah, if you want to avoid boos from the locals. It's a problem in election years for visiting pols. President Bush once got it wrong. So did First Lady Michelle Obama. An outgoing Las Vegas assemblyman wants a resolution making both versions of Nevada OK. Don't bet on it.
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