[quote="Tinuviel":h3pkp11h]but wouldn't that make the long A sound? finaggle.[/quote:h3pkp11h]
The long A sound is denoted by one consonant following the vowel. With a double consonant you would expect the short A sound, as in Battle and Babble and Rabble and Tassel etc.
By the way, I don't know if your computer spell-checks your posts, but on mine it does, and it's definitely NOT finaggle (and I even googled just be 100% certain
...yes, it's a real word