Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Sun Dec 30 16:55:00 UTC 2007

On Dec 30, 2007, at 8:36 AM, Alice Faber wrote:

> Laurence Horn wrote:

>> ... For -og words, though, "dog" stands alone, it appears.
>> Anyone else share this weird idiolect?  Have we already discussed
>> this?
> Me, me, me! DOG is unlike any other -OG word for me. I suspect we're
> not
> alone.

i'm close.  i vary on LOG and occasionally on FROG (notably in "A Boy,
a Dog, and a Frog", where the open-o of "dog" perseveres in "frog").
i *think* i have open-o LOG fairly often in reference to logs-from-
trees (and in "Lincoln Logs"), but i always have /a/ in "Language
Log", etc.


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