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Public Service Announcement.

North American women under 45! All people!

Please stop pronouncing data as if it were spelled datta.
  1. It is a Latin word fully integrated into English.

  2. It has two syllables.

  3. The first syllable ends in a vowel.

  4. The second syllable begins with a consonant.

Therefore, the vowel is a "long" vowel.

Other examples:

major
label
hero
nolo
penis
Dido
Fido
Linus
humor
motor
viper
siren
locus
veto
lupus
homo
minor
zero
piper
papus
bonus
focus
total
super
tuber
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