Pranging -A proposed term.

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 29 21:28:58 UTC 2009

Yes, how? I've seen the "-ing" form; I didn't understand the word, but
I mentally pronounced it /praeNIN/, as if from "prang" rather than
"prange". I would pronounce "prange" /praendZ/ to rhyme with "flange",
but names are notoriously unpredictable in pronunciation. ("Psmith --
the 'p' is silent.)

Mark Mandel

On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 3:54 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at> wrote:
> How is this name pronounced?
> -Wilson

The American Dialect Society -

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