Re: eng and veg (was: LCC2: Meeting our Community)
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, July 18, 2007, 14:44|
On 7/18/07, MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com <MorphemeAddict@...> wrote:
> Since I'm the one who mentioned "vedge out", I'll mention that I'm not
> English. I'm very American.
Yes, but if you look at the sequence, I think you'll see why I was confused:
Unattributed> don't Britons occasionally use /vEdZ/ for "vegetables?"
Ray> We do, we do - and not just occasionally, either.
stevo> Especially in the phrase "vedge out" (spelling uncertain).
I've always seen it spelled "veg", btw. Even though I want to
pronounce that to rhyme with "keg" instead of "wedge"...
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>