--- In qalam@yahoogroups.com, "Peter T. Daniels" <grammatim@...>
> machhezan wrote:
> > Reminds me of a 3-syllabic tongue twister my grandma told me:
> >
> > 'f&:tst s ts 'tsYri ?
> > mizzles it to Zurich ?
> > Does it mizzle in Zurich?
> >
> > (in the High Alemannic dialect of Zurich)
> What is mizzle?

To me, it's a dictionary word... it's a translation of German
_nieseln_ 'to be raining very few'; another translation, also from
http://dict.leo.org is _drizzle_. I chose _mizzle_ because it was
followed by the note "[Amer.]". Hope that helps.

j. 'mach' wust