Choral vs. coral

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jun 19 22:39:03 UTC 2006

Wasn't there once a time when these two words differed in
pronunciation as well as in spelling, to wit: choral [kor at l] as in
singing vs. [kOr at l] as in reef? Nowadays, they both appear to be
pronounced [kor at l].

-Wilson Gray

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