SCHULTZ at COMPUSERVE.COM
Fri Nov 15 17:27:47 UTC 2002
Patty Davies on the West Coast writes:
>> This is interesting, I have *never* heard donkey rhyme with monkey!
And Larry Horn says,
>> Meanwhile, back on the East Coast, I rhyme them with impunity. But
>> "honky" rhymes with neither...
Also on the East Coast, I agree with Larry.
But the preferred (though not the only) dictionary pronunciation (AmHer,
RH) of "donkey" *does* rhyme it with "honky"--and not with "monkey."
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