I have this thing with Beyonce. I love her, then I hate her and then she's over-exposed (Loreal, Destiny's Child, Solo Career, Acting) and I could definitely live without her. But then she goes and takes a sexy TO and come backs fresh-faced with a basketful of new hippy-snappy-handclappy tricks and SHABLAM! I'm heels-over-head all over again. And now she can dance – not just stage dance, but so-you-think-you-can-dance dance.
Is she talking about rubber rings? Is she talking about marriage? Or is it she talking about that bling-bling-blingiest of blings: diamond 'doms?
An educator friend of mine forwarded me this gem via email.
How would you pronounce this student’s name: “Le-a”?
Lee – A? NOPE
Lay – a? NO WAY
Lei? Guess Again.
It’s pronounced “Ledasha.” Oh, yes, you read it right. This child
attends a school in Livingston Parish, LA. Her mother is irate because
everyone is getting her name wrong. If you see something come across
your desk like this, please remember to pronounce it correctly.
When the mother was asked about the pronunciation of the name, she said, “The dash don’t be silent.”