Tilikum Crossing or TilixƏm Crossing?

 

Here is a video of David Lewis (Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde) speaking about the spelling chosen for Portland’s new bridge.

tilikum crossing

We need to acquaint people with schwa!

Portlanders, I bet you dollars to donuts that you hear well-meaning liberals pronouncing it “Tee-lee-koom”, huh?

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