Date: Mon, 6 Mar 1995 10:22:31 +0500 From: Wayne Glowka Subject: Re: AWFUL OFFAL I only know what I learned in the school, but it seems to me that professors who've ventured to say OFFAL in class rhymed the first syllable with OAF. This is the ignorant pronunciation I use while teaching about Dante's Thais, who is covered in AWFUL OFFAL for flattery as a courtesan. Wayne Glowka Professor of English Director of Research and Graduate Student Services Georgia College Milledgeville, GA 31061 912-453-4222 wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] BITNET Address: Wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]USCN