Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat Oct 26 20:05:33 UTC 2002

>Anne Gilbert observes that,
>   >> There are also "jewelery", "libary", and "choresteral"
>Someone else mentioned the first one, I believe.

Yup, me.


>I don't think the last two fit the particular pattern we've been
>discussing--i.e., the insertion of a "@" sound between letters or
>syllables. "Libary" (like "Febuary") is the omission of a consonant,
>"choresteral" the substitution of two letters for the correct ones ("r" for
>"l," "a" for "o").
>--Dodi Schultz

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