James Landau jjjrlandau at EARTHLINK.NET
Sat Feb 11 20:40:43 UTC 2006

On the subject of /oi/ - -> /ai/, has anyone looked at "coyote", which is
spelled as if pronounced /ko yo tee/ (the correct Spanish is /ko YO tei/
but which is pronounced /kai o tee/ or /kai ot/.

OT:  is there a difference between an eggcorn and a mondegreen?

    - James A. Landau

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