Search terms in one’s blog stats can be amusing or thought provoking. Often unintentionally so. Take the person who was searching here for “masectomy mis-pronunciation.” Gotta wonder if he or she pronounces the word like he/she spelled it, and thinks those who pronounce it otherwise are mistaken. Or perhaps, to the person’s credit, they were simply looking for the correct pronunciation. I don’t know, but it’s a major issue with me because I hear it so often. I cringe every time someone mispronounces it. The word is mastectomy, with two t’s in it, not the excruciatingly common mispronunciation “masectomy.” So read carefully, please, and make sure you’re pronouncing it correctly. mas-TEC-tomy. Mastectomy. Got it?
/End of grammar rant. Sorry ’bout that.