On Fri, 25 Jun 2004 00:27:57 -0400, Peter T. Daniels
<grammatim@...> wrote:

> 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?


Plainly, it's the present-tense form of the verb that is always seen in
its past form: "misled".

Seriously, drizzle?

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Nicholas Bodley /*|*\ Waltham, Mass.
who has even forgotten many grammatical terms...
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