CLIK/CLEEK & NATIVE SPEAKER
stevek at SHORE.NET
Tue Mar 20 19:26:09 UTC 2001
On Mon, 19 Mar 2001, Douglas G. Wilson wrote:
> "Neesh" must be mostly a recent spelling-pronunciation. I'm not sure
> whether I've ever heard it. The trendy M-W on the Web shows it with a mark
> meaning "considered unacceptable by some" and the very trendy AHD4 shows
> it, but most of my dictionaries don't.
Actually AHD has had the neesh pron since AH2-College in 1982. I was a
junior in high school then, so it wasn't my doing.
--- Steve K.
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