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Re: most looked-up words

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Tuesday, December 7, 2004, 3:17
Mark Reed scripsit:

> (*) Similarly, the sandwich formed by wrapping up a mostly-lamb meat > mixture in a pita is pretty universally referred to as "a gyro" > /' in the US, despite the singularity of the source "gyros".
I more often hear /'dzairo/, as if it were the word "gyro" = "gyroscope". As for cicadas, they are usually in the news somewhere in the U.S. every summer, since each particular brood only emerges every 17 or 13 years. -- I am expressing my opinion. When my John Cowan honorable and gallant friend is called, he will express his opinion. This is the process which we call Debate. --Winston Churchill


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>