"Maxfield, if you want the train to go forward you have to push the yellow lever." Lauren said as she was instructing him on his new Geo Trax trains.
"What did you call it?" I asked from the other room.
"Right. You pronounce it lever. I pronounce it lever. I know you can say it both ways I just didn't know that you said it that way."
Quick poll, how do you pronounce it?
1. with the short E sound in words like; SEVer, HEAVen, or KEVin. Lever.
2. with the long E sound in words like; BEAVer, FEVer, or ClEAVer. Lever.