[Ads-l] NYTimesOnline: "oggle"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jul 3 22:43:03 UTC 2016

I've always said "ogle." Not only am I sure that I learned it around
age 10 (prob. from TV), but I even had a history teacher in junior
high named "Mr. Ogle."

Predictably, he pronounced it "ogle."


On Sun, Jul 3, 2016 at 3:15 PM, Benjamin Barrett
<mail.barretts at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had a friend laugh at me when I pronounced it like “ooh.” It may have been the one and only time I attempted to pronounce the word.
> Benjamin Barrett
> Formerly of Seattle, WA
>> On 2 Jul 2016, at 22:40, Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
>> Spelling follows pronunciation. I haven't yet seen "oogle," but, no doubt,
>> I shall.
>> As chance would have it, I've never had occasion, myself, to speak _ogle_
>> aloud.
>> --
>> -Wilson
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