Geoduck (1882)

FRITZ JUENGLING juengling_fritz at SALKEIZ.K12.OR.US
Thu Nov 7 15:47:34 UTC 2002

It's goo-ee-duck.

>>> sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM 11/07/02 06:54AM >>>
 I note that OED gives /geoduck/  the pronunciation: 'GEE OH DUCK.
When I lived in Washington state in the late 40s, the prevailing local
pronunciation of /geoduck/ was 'GOO EE DUCK.  Perhaps Maberry, Gilbert &
other current NW residents can tell us if this is still true.
A. Murie

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