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  • deneaultb
    In his 24 December 1666 entry, Pepys spells Guildhall as Yildhall. William Matthews footnotes: Guildhall (common pronunciation-spelling). My question: would
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      In his 24 December 1666 entry, Pepys spells Guildhall as Yildhall. William Matthews footnotes: "Guildhall (common pronunciation-spelling)." My question: would "Yildhall" still be a "common pronunciation-spelling" in 1666? The OED entry s. v. "guild-hall" suggests otherwise.
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