thompsng at ELMER4.BOBST.NYU.EDU
Thu Jan 11 22:41:56 UTC 2001
This is a question that wanders into the library every few years.
The answer depends on which reverse dictionary one consults. One, I
forget which, gives "puggry", a type of cloth; another gives a
different answer, or perhaps several. If anyone really cares, speak
out, and I will go downstairs to the reference room and get the
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 14:20:17 -0500
From: Beverly Flanigan <flanigan at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU>
A TA of mine just asked me what the three English words ending in -gry are,
and I could only recall "angry" and "hungry." Can someone remind me what
the third one is?
Beverly Olson Flanigan Department of Linguistics
Ohio University Athens, OH 45701
Ph.: (740) 593-4568 Fax: (740) 593-2967
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