Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Jan 22 14:54:39 UTC 2013

At 1/22/2013 08:08 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>I grew up with both / grisi/ and / grizi /, but never in all my life have I
>heard / lausi /.

What, you've never heard me say "The bed was / lausi /" (full of
lice) or "The food was /lauzi/" (terrible)?

[No, I've probably said the former only once or twice in my life.]


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