[Ads-l] NYTimesOnline: "oggle"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jul 3 23:26:50 UTC 2016

On Sun, Jul 3, 2016 at 6:43 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> I've always said "ogle."

Good to know! I've always thought of it that way, but the overwhelming
number of ogglers - how are they even able to use that pronunciation and
keep a straight face? - has stayed my tongue.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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