Date: Tue, 19 Sep 1995 05:59:24 -0500

From: Natalie Maynor maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]RA.MSSTATE.EDU

Subject: Re: Mondegreens

If you say pyulitzer, you would never have misheard the prize as "Pullet

^^^ ^^^^^

Surprise." Guess this whole thing didn't make much sense, then.

I say pyulitzer but don't have any trouble recognizing pullitzer as a

yankee variation of the same word. So "pullet surprise" works fine.

--Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]