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Re: childish pronunciation of "Christophe"

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Tuesday, March 16, 1999, 7:56
At 19:02 15/03/99 -0500, you wrote:
>On Mon, 15 Mar 1999 12:53:20 +0100 Christophe Grandsire ><Christophe.Grandsire@...> writes: >>>Uhoh, sorry Nik, in my class's slang jargon (created mostly by the >>>Greenspan brothers), "neek" means "to have sex with". It's similar >>to >>>"nish"/"neesh", which means "to urinate", as in the common sentence >>>"Meesh (=Michelle), i'm gonna nish on your head!" The noun form of >>>"neek" is "neekage", /'nikIdZ/. Although, it might not be a >>> could be Syrian. > >> Could "neek" come from French? We use the slang word "niquer" >>/nike/ to >>mean "to have sex with". >> Christophe >Grandsire >> |Sela Jemufan Atlinan > >Since it turns out that it's not a Greenspanism after all, since it was >mentioned that it's Lebanese, it could also have entered French from the >Lebanon/Syria area during the mandate era or later through immigration. >
it's possible indeed... But in France it has very much spread! :)
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