Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Tue May 12 14:52:58 UTC 2009

On May 12, 2009, at 7:40 AM, Joel S. Berson wrote:

> ...
> Google Books tells me caron is on page 634 in:
> Bartlett's Roget's Thesaurus
> By John Bartlett, Bartlett's, Little Brown &
> Company, Little, Brown and Company Staff
> Edition: reprint
> Published by Little, Brown and Company, 2003
> ISBN 0316735876, 9780316735872

someone needs to look at this page, to make sure that it's actually
"caron" rather than "carom".

meanwhile, no one yet addressed the question of how people who use the
word *pronounce* it.


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