Date: Tue, 19 Sep 1995 08:57:16 -0400 From: "Winfield, Laurie" Subject: Re: Mondegreens Yeah, but what the heck is a mondegreen? Am I dense or what? ---------- From: American Dialect Society To: Multiple recipients of list ADS Subject: Re: Mondegreens Date: Tuesday, September 19, 1995 8:12AM > 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]