9 things you didn't know about Rose Kennedy
Boston.com
She knew how to pronounce 'nuclear' In a May 18, 1969 letter to her son, Senator Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.), Rose implored him to examine the way he had often pronounced the word while speaking in public (our current president could have used the same advice). 'Dear Ted ... ,' she wrote. 'You pronounce it as thought it were spelled 'nucular,' but I believe it should be pronounced 'nu-cle-ar.''

She knew how to pronounce "nuclear"


In a May 18, 1969 letter to her son, Senator Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.), Rose implored him to examine the way he had often pronounced the word while speaking in public (our current president could have used the same advice).

"Dear Ted ... ," she wrote. "You pronounce it as thought it were spelled 'nucular,' but I believe it should be pronounced 'nu-cle-ar.'"
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