Re: English Spelling

From: John Cowan (
Date: Fri Dec 10 1999 - 14:50:41 EST

"James E. Agenbroad" wrote:

> Don't some Scots still use 'lough' for 'lake' as in Lough
> Lomand? My dictionary says chiefly Irish; can Michael confirm?

"Loch" is used in Scotland, and "Lough" in Ireland, according to my map.
I don't know what the standard pronunciation of these are: I say /lox/.


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