The mispronunciation of the word
is a growing source of irritation to many people.
It may be indicative of a psycholinguistic syndrome
proliferating in the Nuclear Age.
For some unexplained reason,
presidents and presidential candidates,
cabinet members, generals and high ranking officials,
nuclear agency leaders and anti-nuclear activists,
artists, actors, authors,
residents of Three Mile Island, Hanford, and the Diablo Canyon
and some of our neighbors, best friends and relatives
The 'nuclear issue' is a serious and complex one.
Can people make intelligent, responsible decisions about something
that many of them cannot even pronounce.
nuclear ( noo! kle-er ) adj.
nucular ( noo! kyoo-ler ) ?