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Speak as you spell?

This morning a BBC political correspondent, Norman Smith, pronounced "hyperbole" to rhyme with "sole" instead of "holy". I haven't heard this one before. One which I do often hear is "trope", which seems always to be pronounced to rhyme with "hope" instead of "dopey". (In any case, however you pronounce it, "trope" seems to me to be a pretentious usage that is probably better avoided in most cases.)


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