Heard on The Jud es: "bartend(e)ress"

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 25 19:32:45 UTC 2009

Not quite. But in "dominatrix" it's an intrinsic part of the job

Mark Mandel

On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 2:27 PM, Bill Palmer <w_a_palmer at bellsouth.net>wrote:

> How is "waitress" regarded? or "Priestess"?
> has the "-ix" ("avaitrix", "administratix") suffix completely disappeared
> from usage?
> Bill Palmer

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