Vegan prescriptivism

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Fri Jun 29 17:05:08 UTC 2001

>... everyone I have ever heard pronounce it uses a hard g.  There is
>waffling about the vowel, but veegan seems to occur more often than vaygan.


Webster's Third: no listing
RHUD (1994): /vEdZ at n/; ("esp. Brit.") /vig at n/
AHD4: /vig at n/; /vEdZ at n/
M-W (Web): /vig at n/; /veig at n/; /vEdZ at n/; /vEdZ&n/


Cambridge (Web): /vig at n/
Macquarie (Web): /vig at n/

[@ = schwa, & = "ae" ligature]

-- Doug Wilson

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