[Ads-l] Crooked number

Mark Mandel markamandel at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jun 28 23:47:35 EDT 2021


I learned it by rhythm:
EM eye ess ess EYE ess ess eye PEE pee EYE

On Mon, Jun 28, 2021, 10:46 PM Bill Mullins <amcombill at hotmail.com> wrote:

> When I was a kid, my mom taught me how to spell "Mississippi":
>
> Em Eye Crooked Letter Crooked Letter Eye
> Crooked Letter Crooked Letter Eye
> Humpback Humpback Eye
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