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Re: Hyperthesis

>In a message dated 97-08-05 19:57:31 EDT, range@inlink.com (Mark Sumner)
><< Referring to the "evolutionary hyperthesis" would only earn a glassy-eyed
> stare. >>
>Pronounce it hy-PER-thuh-sis. Like hypothesis, only with per instead of po.

People might get the idea that it's a regional pronunciation of
"hypothesis".  Like "terlet" for "toilet", or "dorter" for "daughter", or
"idear" for "idea."


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