Talk:mary

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Plural[edit]

English plural isn't maries then? --Mglovesfun (talk) 20:57, 13 August 2011 (UTC)

Not usually. Search on Google Books for muscle Marys (a lot) vs. muscle Maries (very few). Ditto the plural of Hail Mary. Equinox 21:03, 13 August 2011 (UTC)

Tok Pisin[edit]

In Pigin English of New Guinea, "meri" (derived from Mary) is the general term for a woman. The Book of Pidgin English / Buk Bilong Tok Pisin by J. J. Murphy (1973), Smith & Patterson P/L Brisbane: "MERI: n, native woman, a native's wife"