"the real McKay" 1875

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sun Jan 3 14:15:51 UTC 2010

At 1/2/2010 08:41 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>Is it possible that {McCoy} too was pronounced as [m at .kaI]?  The lyrics of
>the "ca1870?" song might tell us.

There's your excuse for a visit to Edinburgh (perhaps when the days
get longer).


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