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June 29, 2017
Former U. S. Rep and Vice-President Dick Cheney would often tell this story about how his last name is pronounced.
He says he attended a family reunion some years ago and sought out a favorite uncle who was the oldest person there. The old man was sitting in a rocking chair with a gentle dog in his lap.
Dick asked his uncle: “Is our name pronounced CHEENEY or CHANEY?”
The uncle paused for a minute and then said “it is pronounced “CHANEY.”
Dick thanked him and complimented him on his little dog. “What kind is it?” he asked.
His uncle replied “that it was a BAGEL.”