Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue May 22 02:39:51 UTC 2007

At 9:35 PM -0400 5/21/07, James Harbeck wrote:
>>(I also say "ash-phault" for "asphalt.")
>Yup, that sounds like home to me! I said it that way until someone
>corrected me. Maybe it's because "ass fault" sounds naughty.
Yes, a foot fault is bad enough.


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