Date: Mon, 11 Sep 1995 15:49:34 -0400 From: "H. Stephen STRAIGHT (Binghamton University/SUNY)" Subject: Re: pronunciation: jewelry > Subject: pronunciation: jewelry > I've always pronounced it as "jewl-er-ee," and occasionally wondered > why it's pronounced that way, but I've never heard any other pronunciation. > How do the rest of you pronounce "jewelry"? > Vicki Rosenzweig > New York, NY JEWL-ry (two syllables), every time. But then I'm from Shuh-KAW-go, so what can you expect? H Stephen STRAIGHT, Anthro/Ling/Lgs Across the Curric, Binghamton U (SUNY) Box 6000, Binghamton NY 13902-6000 Tel: 607-777-2824 Fax: 607-777-2889