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Wick-ED Fun Pronunciations. Deviled Eggs.
15 minutes Posted Oct 6, 2022 at 11:00 pm.
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896. If you've ever wondered why we pronounce the "-ed" at the end of "wicked" (and "jagged," "beloved" and more), but don't at the end of words like "aggrieved," this show is for you! You'll also discover why "wicked" is different from "naked" and what's weird about the phrase "wicked witch." Plus, you'll learn why we call some food "deviled."

| Transcript: https://grammar-girl.simplecast.com/episodes/the-weird-pronunciation-of-wicked

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