[Ads-l] "s'goes"?

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Mon Aug 21 17:20:26 UTC 2023

A friend asked me about a term that his mother (New Yorker, Jewish, born early 1930s) used,
pronounced "s'goes", and meaning 'to displease', as in "that s'goes me".

I can't imagine what actual word/expression that pronunciation is supposed to represent. Any ideas?

Jesse Sheidlower   

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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