Did Disney nail the pronunciation of ‘Caribbean’? How to write equations. Chuther.

946. It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day, which brings to mind “Pirates of the Caribbean,” but you can actually pronounce “Caribbean” at least two different ways. Did Disney get it right or wrong? We turn to history for the answer and discover a second fascinating linguistics story along the way! Plus, we answer a listener’s question about how to write equations.

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