"Ima Hogg" redux

Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Thu May 31 16:52:18 UTC 2007

Didn't Ernie Pyle used to style himself "the poor man's hemorrhoid"?


---- Original message ----
>Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 11:44:58 -0400
>From: "Dennis R. Preston" <preston at MSU.EDU>
>Subject: Re: "Ima Hogg" redux

>Alhough I find many younger speakers who do not know this synonym for the unspellable condition.
>>The surname, "Pyles," is itself right funny.

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