[Ads-l] "goal" or "gaol"?

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Thu Mar 31 03:38:46 UTC 2016


Several years ago when searching for something including the word 
"pharaoh" I noticed a very large number of instances of "pharoah". Maybe 
the sequence "ao" tends to look 'wrong' to the Anglo eye somehow.

-- Doug Wilson

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