Hello, I have a question

Bethany K. Dumas dumasb at UTKUX.UTCC.UTK.EDU
Sun Jan 13 12:19:29 UTC 2002

>I am doing a translation work in Japan, and I was told by my colleague that
>in the southern part of the United States, people use"donky" instead of
>"donkey." Of course you cannot find a word "donky"in a dictionary, but he
>believes that it exists. Is this a case of misspelling or a dialect
>specifically found in the southern part of the United States?

I have lived in the southern U.S. for 64 years, and I have never seen
<donky>. Since the pronunication would presumably be identical, there is
no way to <hear> it.


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