"ERUDITE:" "(er-y-dit) adj. [La. Eruditus]" "A stodgy, imperious, NEEDLESSLY-highfalutin word describing something stodgy, imperious, and NEEDLESSLY-highfalutin..."

Alright, so maybe I'm colouring this interpretation a bit more than is entirely called for, but I think I'm more than justified in cracking up at all the heated debate over how you properly pronounce the word, accompanied almost invariably with at least some attempt at a pun regarding which pronunciation represents the most erudition...

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