Words for grandparents

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Mon Oct 23 14:52:23 UTC 2000

>I'm not surprised that long names are clipped, but it
>seems to be the British influence that accounts for the -s on the end
>of clippings.

Another example: 'Honkers' = 'Hong Kong'.

The nasal is not insurmountable!

-- Doug Wilson

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