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Date:         Tue, 28 Jul 2009 09:45:55 -0400
Reply-To:     "Allan Lundy, PhD" <Allan.Lundy@comcast.net>
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From:         "Allan Lundy, PhD" <Allan.Lundy@comcast.net>
Subject:      Re: How do you pronounce Likert???
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<html> <body> <br><br> ...and just to complicate matters, it's my understanding that the great German-American psychologist Kurt Lewin originally pronounced his name &quot;le VEEN&quot;, but after many years in the US, he came to feel the American pronunciation &quot;LOO-in&quot; was more natural, and asked others to pronounce it that way.&nbsp; Don't know if Rensis Likert ever came to regret the &quot;lick&quot; prenounciation.<br> Allan <br><br> <br> At 08:24 PM 7/27/2009, Peter A. Neenan, Ph.D. wrote:<br><br> <blockquote type=cite class=cite cite="">Exactly right! How did HE pronounce it--that should be the preferred way.<br><br> Much like the argument over Roosevelt--FDR called himself 'Rose-velt' Republicans of his day Called him (as a slur, much like the phrase 'Democrat Party' is today) Ruse-velt.<br><br> Vale<br> </blockquote> <x-sigsep><p></x-sigsep> <font face="Georgia" size=5><b><i>Allan Lundy, PhD</i></b></font> <br> <b>Research Consultant</b>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Allan.Lundy@comcast.net <br><br> <b>Business &amp; Cell (any time): 215 820-8100</b>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <br> Home: Voice and fax (8am - 10pm,&nbsp; 7 days/week):&nbsp; 215 885-5313<br> Address:&nbsp; 108 Cliff Terrace,&nbsp; Wyncote, PA 19095<br> Visit my Web site at&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.dissertationconsulting.net/" eudora="autourl"> www.dissertationconsulting.net<br> </a></body> </html>

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