highbob at MINDSPRING.COM
Sat Feb 26 18:16:55 UTC 2000
Dennis, was this a question to the entire list or just to Diana?
On the chance you meant the former, I pronounce it with the same sound at
the beginning of each syllable, which is the "g" from the word "gee."
>From the NC mountains,
> From: "Dennis R. Preston" <preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU>
> Reply-To: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2000 12:08:23 -0500
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: Re: tchotchkes
> To return to what we are here for (but with an obvious reference to what is
> going on), how do y'all pronounce "gee-gaw."
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