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Kim & Rima McKinzey rkmck at EARTHLINK.NET
Thu Nov 6 21:40:42 UTC 2003

>  James A. Landau writes:
>Now for my request to ADS-L:  can anyone provide a plausible feminine form
>for "Josh"?
>Simply declare it to be  short for Josepha or Josephine.
>A. Murie

Wrong vowel.  I would think Josie or Jo would be the short form for
those.  I think it could be short for Jocelyn, though, with the s/sh
shift being common in many dialects.


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