The above is from Archibald Cregeen's Manx-English dictionary of 1835. "Fys" is pronounced "fiss". I'm a 33-year-old political researcher from London.
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Clement Attlee • Aneurin Bevan • Ernest Bevin • Tony Blair • Gordon Brown • James Callaghan • Alec Douglas-Home • Hugh Gaitskell • Diana Gould • Jo Grimond • Norman Lamont • Harold Macmillan • John Major • William Pitt the Younger • John Smith • Peter Tatchell • Harold Wilson