Eyjafjallajokull from an icelander (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Thu Apr 22 21:20:35 UTC 2010

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> I don't dispute that "huddle" is two syllables, but notation that
> write it "hudl" would be bad because how would you foespel
> (phonetically spell) "huddling" to show 3 syllables.  To foespel it
> "hudling" would look like 2 syllables.  In truespel it's ~hudool and
> ~hudooleeng (where ~ool is as in "wool".

Unless you pronounce "wool" in a way unlike any I've ever heard, saying
that the final syllable of "huddle" and the middle syllable of
"huddling" is somehow similar to "wool" is just wrong.
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