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Why do American's put an "R" in Colonel

Article about: I thought this was funny. But always loving the origin of words (don't they all originate from Greek? LoL) I found it interesting too. Enjoy this short clip.

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    Default Why do American's put an "R" in Colonel

    I thought this was funny. And always wondered why myself.

    I've always been interested in Etymology (don't they all originate from Greek? LoL). But this is actually Orthoepy.

    Enjoy this short clip.

    Last edited by MAP; 07-16-2022 at 06:07 AM.
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    Sgt Shultz got it right .... he always said "COL-ON-EL HOGAN".
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