[Ads-l] Meese - 1878

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Thu Dec 8 13:55:53 EST 2016

Meese 'moose(s)' : <meeces> 'mice'
"I hates meeces to pieces!"
<< Mr Jinks is an orange tuxedo cat. Mr. Jinks was always outfoxed by the
mice, and his trademark line was, "I hates meeces to pieces!" >>
  <meeces> 'mice' (Umlaut reversion + productive plural)

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