[Ads-l] rye-baldly

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Fri Feb 3 11:50:00 EST 2017


<ribald> [WRY-bald]:  How I pronounced it as a high school student
memorizing weekly vocabulary lists, since no normal person ever spoke this
ridiculous word to me. And, so, I stubbornly cling to [WRY-bald], since
[ribbled] sounds downright snowflakish.

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