forehead: the little girl with a little curl right in the middle of hers

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Fri Apr 4 16:41:50 UTC 2008

It of course has to be [forId] to rhyme with "horrid."

In a message dated 4/4/08 12:20:32 PM, cdoyle at UGA.EDU writes:

> Case in point . . . .
> Just a few moments ago in class, mentioning some prominent imagery patterns
> in a Jacobean play, I pronounced the word "forehead" in my customary way,
> [farId] (the second vowel may be a barred-"i"). Half the students professed not
> to know what word I was uttering; the other half delicately referred to my
> pronunciation as "something out of _Deliverance_"). And this is in Georgia!
> --Charlie

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