CLIK/CLEEK & NATIVE SPEAKER [was "FAG one last time"]

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Thu Mar 15 16:38:13 UTC 2001

Webster's Third shows both "click" and "cleek", and so do my modern

Webster's Second shows only "cleek", and labels it "colloquial".

Both pronunciations were common in Detroit in the early 1960's in my

Parallel to "creek"/"crick"?

-- Doug Wilson

More information about the Ads-l mailing list