Anent and awesome pronunciations

Today’s word of the day is anent, a preposition meaning “regarding” or “concerning.” It’s largely literary or show-offish. As in, “This question remains a vital consideration anent the debate over the possibility of limiting nuclear war to military objectives.”

Today’s list of the day is “awesome pronunciations,” where Wordies and Wordniks have gone out of their way to record unusual words and things like foreign-language tongue-twisters.