New? Do you say the flat “noo” or the ringing “n-you”? I’ve noticed flat “noo” creeping into movies and news reports, but it’s n-you everyone! This is how civilisations fall! One minute we’re dropping the you sound from new, and the next minute there are barbarians at the gates. Or, we wake up and discover that we are the barbarians!
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