Date: Fri, 13 Oct 1995 09:17:16 -0400 From: Merri Lisa Johnson Subject: Re: ornery I pronounce "ornery" with three syllables AND I pronounce both r's. I don't understand how it is that I've seen it spelled "awnry" which I assume is another pronunciation of the same word. Has anyone else seen this spelling? Or have other info.? Merri Lisa Ohio University (originally from Georgia) On Tue, 10 Oct 1995, Tom Uharriet wrote: > Larry, > You wrote, > > Here in NE Wisconsin [ornery is] > > pronounced with three syllables, more or less like it's spelled. > > DWL > > Do they pronounce both r's ? > > Does anyone know why/when the first r is not pronounced? > > > > Tom Uharriet > utom[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] >