TV Words

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 6 23:55:43 UTC 2006

"And God spoke to me, and his voice resonated with majistih and powuh,
and the voice said, "Gimmih some o' dat sammich!"

And I said, "You God. Git yo' own damn sammich!

-Richard Pryor



On 12/6/06, Jim Parish <jparish at> wrote:
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> Charles Doyle wrote of:
> > such cutesy terms as "sammy" ('sandwich'; for all I know, however, that word
> > may occur more general in some dialect that I'm glad I don't speak)
> Hmm... could it be a derivative of "sammich" (a variant of "sandwich" that
> I've heard here and there)?
> Jim Parish
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