End of ADS-L Digest - 19 Mar 1995 to 20 Mar 1995 ************************************************ There are 10 messages totalling 367 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. In search of homophones (2) 2. The Elusive New England Thick Shake 3. TONICS 4. English Is Tough Stuff 5. queries 6. Words for 1995! 7. Englished French words 8. "Everyday Use" 9. 'see' or 'say' ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Tue, 21 Mar 1995 05:32:22 EST From: Orin Hargraves <100422.2566[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]COMPUSERVE.COM> Subject: In search of homophones Can anyone direct me to a fairly complete list of American English homophones? One that could be downloaded would be ideal, but a paper list would do. I'm trying to cut down the size of a sound file of recorded pronunciations that has grown far beyond our ability to accommodate it. Thanks for any help. Orin Hargraves (lexicographer) 6 St. Philip's Road London E8 3BP 100422.2566[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]compuserve.com