coordination gone awry

Beverly Flanigan flanigan at OHIO.EDU
Fri Jun 2 19:06:41 UTC 2006

At 02:01 PM 6/2/2006, you wrote:
>"slough" is pronounced "slew", by the way.
>arnold (zwicky at
>The American Dialect Society -

Yes, that's my pronunciation (and spelling), but I frequently hear "slauw"
[slau]--probably from people who've never had to wade through one.  I've
even heard this with ref. to Bunyan's "Slough of Despond."

The American Dialect Society -

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