Letters, Jan. 30, 1933

"Rue" v. "Rose"

Sirs:

in our high school there seems to be a wide discrepancy in the pronunciation of the President-elect's name. Some teachers insist on the first syllable pronounced like ''goose" or "rue." while others uphold the sound of "rose." I would appreciate the correct pronunciation from you.

HELENE M. SHINCEL

New Haven, Conn.

The first syllable of the President-elect's two-and-a-half-syllable name is pronounced exactly like "rose" '(TIME, July 25). Hereafter TIME will not publish this information more often than once a year.— ED.

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