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Grammar Girl: How To Pronounce 'The'

the Ohio State sign blurred on The
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Vice President Kamala Harris pronounced the word “the” as “thee” over the weekend at a research lab in Paris. Around Ohio State, many also pronounce "thee" as a part of the schools name.

Vice President Kamala Harris pronounced the word “the” as “thee” over the weekend at a research lab in Paris. Her usage drew criticism from some corners that she was adopting a fake French accent.

It turns out there are two ways to pronounce the word, “the.”

Today on “All Sides with Ann Fisher:” Grammar Girl Mignon Fogarty is back to help us sort out this dust-up and other grammatical sticking points.

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