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

Jim Parish jparish at SIUE.EDU
Mon Jun 15 22:44:29 UTC 2015


Laurence Horn wrote, of "seagull":
> But I never heard it pronounced to rhyme with beagle.=20

I remember, as a child, singing a little self-composed ditty rhyming 
"seagull", "eagle", and "beagle".

Jim Parish

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