How to Pronounce: “Formal”


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It’s formal season for Kenyon’s various fraternities and sororities, and that can only mean one thing: something. Actually, having never formally attended a formal (but believe you me when I say that I have *informally* attended at least one (read: crashed (read: didn’t mean to crash, just wanted to dance and someone told me it was open!!!)), it’s up to literally anyone else to define what exactly goes on at these events. Honestly, the closest I’ve ever come to infiltrating what is considered classic,  American university Greek life is borrowing a pair of sunglasses with croakies on them from a friend,  so listen below for what is truly my best attempt and a closest approximation on how to pronounce “formal”:







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