[Ads-l] wazzock/wazzuck/wassock from waesock/waesuck?

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Wed Aug 24 09:04:34 UTC 2016

OED has the spellings waesuck and waesucks but lacks the spellings waesock and waesocks, easily attested at google books and elsewhere.

Are there known cases of a noun deriving from an interjection?

Stephen Goranson


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