ring, rang, rung

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Tue May 9 18:59:16 UTC 2006

>>From Reynolds Price: /The good Priest's Son/ p. 64 --"Or so he felt, as the
promising waves spread out and rung his head and shoulders like orchid leis
in a 1950s Hawaiian movie."
It never would occur to me to use "rung" to mean  encircled, but  is there
a dialect in which that is permissible? This might, of course just be one
of those absurd spell-checker artifacts.
A. Murie

W stands for >:<  War ____Waste___Wiretaps____Witchhunts  >:<

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