I tried not to be rude when telling them that they must have the wrong chart. I did not expect, nor did the Doctor's involved expect me to have another event anytime soon. Further, I did not have a prescription for Nitro-Glycerin and that my particular condition did not, and probably would not, ever warrant that. I wanted to correct the mispronunciation, but decided not to at that point. I went home and looked it up to make sure that I was correct. I was actually afraid that it was some new level of fresh hell that I was not aware of.
I researched on medical websites and online dictionaries, as well as, my dictionaries at home dating back to 1929. The word "angina" is pronounced with a long "I" sound. Being a medical term it has a history based on Latin and according to everything I can find there is no widely accepted alternate pronunciation of the word, as with tomato or potato.
They were pronouncing it with a short "I". I adore everyone that is reading this, because if you are a friend of mine you will understand the difference with out the following link.
This is the correct and medically accepted way to say the word. This is also a test
go to page and then hit the speaker button
I wanted to ask the female tech what she called her lady parts to make my point, I decided to let it go. Let's see how many giggles and comments I get on this entry for the maiden voyage of my resurrected website and blog. More to come with some testing and upgrades.