-ery (was: cutlery)

Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Wed Sep 9 12:21:09 UTC 2009

"Jiggery-pokery" is now part of my boys' vocabulary thanks to (the
new) Dr. Who.

---Amy West

>Date:    Tue, 8 Sep 2009 00:11:58 -0400
>From:    Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
>Subject: Re: -ery (was: cutlery)
>I've heard "cookery" and a random set of other such used in AmE, but
>only as of tom-foolery. :-)

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