"mnemonic possession" (UNCLASSIFIED)

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Oct 25 17:20:09 UTC 2013

At 10/25/2013 12:25 PM, Charles C Doyle wrote:
>I myself confess to mentally uttering the mnemonic for spelling
>"Mississippi" every time I write the word.

What is the mmemonic?  I sing -- or rather chant:  Mis-sis-sippi.


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