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Jemmy or Jemmie

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JB3112 Thu 24-Dec-15 13:12:05

Nickname for Jemima, which spelling - just bothers me and want to know, lol

KingJoffreyLikesJaffaCakes Thu 24-Dec-15 13:13:09

Neither.

JB3112 Thu 24-Dec-15 13:14:11

I know it's Jem as a NN, but I know a Jemima and she is called Jemmy/Jemmie and would like to know how you spell it...

AlaskaWaves Thu 24-Dec-15 13:18:15

I think as it's a nickname you choose which ever you prefer smile

BigGreenOlives Thu 24-Dec-15 13:20:01

jemmy
ˈdʒɛmi/
noun
1.
a short crowbar used by a burglar to force open a window or door.
verbinformal
1.
force open (a window or door) with a jemmy.
"a burglar jemmied his patio doors"

liptolinford Thu 24-Dec-15 13:36:19

Jemi?

florascotianew Thu 24-Dec-15 18:39:25

Jemina was very popular in Scotland in late 19th/early 20th cent.
The usual nickname was 'Mima' (My - mah). Most of us, when young, had a great-auntie Mima ....

xmasseason Thu 24-Dec-15 22:55:29

Jemma?

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