Barbara Need nee1 at MIDWAY.UCHICAGO.EDU
Wed Jan 24 16:27:31 UTC 2007

At 07:44 -0500 24/1/07, Charles Doyle wrote:
>Wilson, "chimley" was my native pronunciation too--on the other side of town!
>Wasn't the pronunciation "chimmany" the basis of a song sung by
>chimley-sweepers in the movie _Mary Poppins_?

That is certainly my recollection.


Barbara Need

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