rahaas at UNCG.EDU
Fri Apr 30 21:40:45 UTC 1999
Ron, the American Heritage lists "HAH-midge" and then "AH-midge," but no
"oh-MAHZH." I must admit that I find myself using the latter, but I
I'm going to be a good Angloid and use only HAH-midge in the future.
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Ron Butters wrote:
> For those who love to cite authority, the NEW OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY lists
> "HAH-midge" as the only acceptable pronunciation. Did anyone check any other
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