retro "psych"

Mark A. Mandel mamandel at LDC.UPENN.EDU
Wed Apr 27 01:49:54 UTC 2005

I very much doubt that the spelling "Psyche!" in the source material
represents a disyllabic pronunciation as in Greek myth. Probably it was
simply "Um, now how do I spell this? Use a silent 'e' there, right?", on a
word that the users understood as an abbreviation for "psychology", give or
take some syntactic tomfoolery, but had never seen in written form,
especially the "schoolkids".

-- Mark
[This text prepared with Dragon NaturallySpeaking.]

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