tent-pissing follow-up

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Tue Oct 15 14:41:42 UTC 2013

JL:  << recall the scene but can't remember if it was "yay by yay" or "yi
by yi"
(which would be unique in my experience).>>
WB: Oh, the curse of the non-IPA website! Bullwinkle definitely said [yigh]
by [yigh], where [yigh] rhymes with <high, aye, bye, die, eye, guy, my, pi,
Thai>. Some quasi-IPA variants would be something like [jai ~ jaj ~ jay ~
yay] und dagleich. The Bullwinkle <[yigh] by [yigh]> sounds like what the
originator or the <yay long ... yay wide> queried: his navy brother
allegedly said [yigh] by [yigh], IIRC. The pertinent datum is located in
the Bulllwinkle's Corner for Cheerios (5:57-6:37), at 6:07 of:

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