[Ads-l] ''Jonathan Livingston Seagull''

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jun 15 20:15:44 UTC 2015

Is this name/book-title meant to be a pun?

Here of late, I've begun to notice that there are people who pronounce
"seagull" as though it were spelled


Daniel Tosh of Comedy Central's "Tosh.0" is one such. But I and mine
pronounce "seagull" as

"sea gull."
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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