[Ads-l] G. MacKay and Co.

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jun 4 06:56:23 UTC 2016

On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 7:45 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 12:07 PM, Baker, John <JBAKER at stradley.com> wrote:
> > Do we have any evidence for a "muhkye" pronunciation of "McCoy"?   This
> certainly seems the most plausible explanation for the transition from
> "MacKay" to "McCoy," if they were indeed pronounced similarly.


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