[ RadSafe ] The "Nucular" debate

Brennan, Mike (DOH) Mike.Brennan at DOH.WA.GOV
Thu Apr 3 10:42:25 CDT 2008

Some of you out there have accents.  I, of course, do not. 

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Subject: RE: [ RadSafe ] The "Nucular" debate

Nuclear isn't the only word with 'nucleus' as it's nucleus to be
mispronounced often.  I hear professionals in the radiation field
routinely saying "Chart of the Nu-clee-ides" instead of "Chart of the
Where does that come from?

Brent Rogers
Sydney Australia

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