Occasionally, We Get Internal Pronunciation Emails
As we approach the Scottish referendum, may I please remind you that the correct pronunciation of Edinburgh is <ED-in-BURR-ah>
+++ if you are Scottish you can say ED-in-BRAH +++
However it is NOT a an animal’s den “–burrow” or a large lump of ice “-berg”
*We checked with Kevin before posting this.
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Related: The Answers To Your Questions on Scotland’s Independence Vote
An imaginary conversation between Terry Gross and Gwyneth Paltrow: http://nyr.kr/1jw1hLT
PALTROW: It’s always a pleasure to be here. Remind me that I have some Tracy Anderson DVDs and a few samples of Restorsea in my bag for you.
GROSS: Oh, thank you, thank you. I’ll try to put those to use. So, I gotta ask: Is conscious uncoupling anything like jazz?
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"It doesn’t escape me for one moment that so much joy in my life is thanks to so much pain in someone else’s."
— Lupita Nyong’o, accepting her Oscar
Congrats again to the stunning Lupita Nyong’o on her Oscar win!
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For one week. J.P. Morgan promoted a “Twitter Q&A” where people could ask questions to one of its executives, who would then answer them on the J.P. Morgan account for an hour on Wednesday.
When it started receiving questions like the ones seen above, J.P. Morgan canceled the event.
Twitter Q&As are not good ideas when you’re hated.
One bada-bing to rule them all. Gandalfini. NYC.