cry fowl

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Mon Jul 20 12:43:15 UTC 2009

reported on University South (Palo Alto) News of 7/19/09:

   And on Palo Alto's Town Square, "Don't cry fowl now. You had your
chance ...

Brians treats foul/fowl as a simple spelling confusion:

and that seems reasonable to me.


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