[Ads-l] NYTimesOnline: "oggle"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jul 3 19:26:50 EDT 2016


On Sun, Jul 3, 2016 at 6:43 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I've always said "ogle."


Good to know! I've always thought of it that way, but the overwhelming
number of ogglers - how are they even able to use that pronunciation and
keep a straight face? - has stayed my tongue.


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-Wilson
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