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From: John Giacoletti <>
Subject: Creek/Crick
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 1997 19:49:29 -0400


I have always mispronounced the word "creek" as "crick."

Is there some NI/Gaelic source for this mispronunciation?

Or is it a western Pennsylvania localism?

Mass ignorance or what?

What are "creeks" called in Ulster?

John Giacoletti


Cowan, County Down
McClay, County Tyrone
Crawford, Anthony, Allen
McDoughill

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