It's a class-conscious respelling that's not used "to indicate that the speaker is uneducated or using colloquial, dialectal, or nonstandard speech". (Click on the image for a larger version, as usual.) [A reader ("grixit") wrote to remind us of the discussion of "pathetic little nickel plated aristocratic instincts" in Mark Twain's "The Private History of … Continue reading Inverse eye dialect from Doonesbury?
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