Bert Blyleven Mispronunciations
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Posted 02 May 2014 - 09:42 PM
He's always said fourt, fift, and sixt before the word inning (which he pronounces 'enning') instead of fourth, fifth, and sixth. Missing the "th" there makes it a little interesting that he says Zobrith. Another interesting thing about Bert is he rarely uses possessive nouns. He always says "You see the strength of Justin Morneau" instead of "Morneau's strength" or "the speed of..." Many languages don't have possessive nouns, like Spanish, and I can be common or speakers of those languages to not use possessives when they speak English as a second language. I don't know about Dutch, but perhaps his parents spoke this way while he was growing up.
Edited by twinsfaninsaudi, 02 May 2014 - 09:48 PM.