tent-pissing follow-up

Jim Parish jparish at SIUE.EDU
Tue Oct 15 14:57:40 UTC 2013

W Brewer wrote:


> 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.
No, my brother pronounced it to rhyme with "yea"; it was another
acquaintance who recently used [yigh]. He (the acquaintance) is rather
too young to remember Bullwinkle, though. I'll mention this to him and
see what he says.

Jim Parish

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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