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Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Mar 20 19:28:47 EDT 2017

On Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 8:11 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> Jere

I went to high school with a guy whose first name was “Jere.” He pronounced
it “Jerry,” instead of the expected - by me, anyway - "Jeer.”


I was in the Army with a guy named “Peacock.” There was also a black boxer
by that surname, back when.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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

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