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Re: OT: pronunciation of Aril

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: OT: pronunciation of Aril
  • From: "Walter A. Moores" <wam2@Ra.MsState.Edu>
  • Date: Thu, 5 Feb 1998 14:17:53 -0700 (MST)

On Thu, 5 Feb 1998, Steven & Sharlyn Rocha wrote:

> Dear Friends of the List,
> 	I have often wondered about the pronunciation of the word aril.  I have
> been pronouncing it A-ril (short a sound) and have heard others do so too. 
> But, a judge I know in our region pronounces it ARil.  Actually it sounds
> like AIR-el the way she says it. Does anyone out there know how it should
> be inflected?
> 			Thanks,
> 			@    @
> 			   <
> 			(____)
> Steven & Sharlyn Rocha

	S & S, would you believe 'earl' or 'earl-bred?'  Also 'ariel' and
'ariel-bred,' which does make some sense, Jerusalem being referred to as
such in the Old Testament. Only in the South!.

	I bet Jeff Walters could go out today in his garden and find one
of these!

	Walter Moores
	Enid Lake, MS

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