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(7 Posts)
IcouldbutthenIcouldnot Tue 11-Oct-11 00:55:16

Pronounced like Am-iss.
(not like the word amiss which I sau with a soft an quick a so like uh-miss)

Apparently it is latin/medieval french/medieval english (which guess means if it is one it is the other) and means friend/beloved and is related to Ann (some say Amy)

What do you think?

IcouldbutthenIcouldnot Tue 11-Oct-11 00:59:30

apparantky can also be A-miss. Don't know which one is the oldest pronounciation though.

So saying that which one as well:

piprabbit Tue 11-Oct-11 01:24:22

1. Looks like a type, shouldn't it be Amouse?

2. If something is amiss, it is defective/unfortunate/out of order - so definitely don't pronouce it A-miss.

Sorry - really not keen.

SolarPrestigeAGammon Tue 11-Oct-11 01:26:27

I prefer Pumice.

birdofthenorth Tue 11-Oct-11 09:02:45

What pip said, sorry!

tommyfools Wed 12-Oct-11 22:31:13

Sorry - don't like the sound of it (but think it looks okay written down)

cerealqueen Wed 12-Oct-11 22:39:33

Anything you have to explain spelling/how to say, I'd give a miss.

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