ick [Was: to bogart]

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Thu Jul 16 11:08:19 UTC 2009

On Jul 16, 2009, at 3:28 AM, Sam Clements wrote:

> Iggy Mudd wasn't Sky King's sidekick, but rather the sidekick of
> Captain
> Midnight.  Jeff was the name of King's nephew.

the wikipedia page for the radio serial gives Ikky as the nickname (?
ickname?) for Ichabod; the page for the movie serial gives it as
Icky.  both spellings suggest a pronunciation with [k] (as in Ichabod)
rather than [g].


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