beyond the pail

Joanne M. Despres jdespres at MERRIAM-WEBSTER.COM
Mon Mar 10 15:07:26 UTC 2003

On 7 Mar 2003, at 19:48, Duane Campbell wrote:

> n the discussion of all this, though, I have yet to see my question
> answered. Is there something non-standard about either "pail" or
> "bucket"?
> D

The Tenth Collegiate stigmatizes neither "pail" nor "bucket," nor
the "crick" pronunciation of "creek."  So, from this company's
perspective, they're all perfectly standard.


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