Date: Wed, 11 Oct 1995 11:11:34 CST
From: Joan Hall jdhall[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]FACSTAFF.WISC.EDU
Subject: Re: mrs/miz'/gazz
DARE has examples of /mIzrIz/ from 1909 _Dialect Notes_ (east AL and w GA),
from 1960 in csKY, from 1967-69 in swKY, LA, seAL, wTN, and from 1970 in TN.
Lucille Bailey (1142 Forest Drive, Kokomo, IN 46901) has also written a
paper on this. I'm sure she'd send you a copy if you'd like it.