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  • proper n. A 19th century alternative spelling of Mamie, diminutive of the female given name Mary.


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  • Iddie's mother Mary "Mayme" Walsh Burchill died March 20 of 1955.


  • Elizabeth's mother Mary "Mayme" Walsh Burchill, was born in Binghamton, N.Y., the daughter of Maurice and Margaret (O'Hara) Walsh.


  • Joe Palooka (Stuart Erwin) is a naive young man whose father Pete (Robert Armstrong) was a champion boxer, but his lifestyle caused Joe's mother Mayme (Marjorie Rambeau) to leave him and to take young Joe to the country to raise him.

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  • Take for instance Mayme Clayton, who recently passed away at age 83.

    December 2006

  • By the time she died in October, at age 83 of pancreatic cancer ( "I've got a so-so body with a go-go mind," she said in her later years), Mayme Clayton amassed almost 30,000 rare, first-edition and out-of-print books.

    December 2006

  • The townspeople of Lamb's Corner make excellent secondary characters - Link's habit of squirreling away the best pens, two of Julia's more elderly Needlework Girls who know everyone's business and like the rest of the town have no problem barging into Dodge's apartment to offer all kinds of food, gifts, and advice; bombshell mayor Maude; and Bean and her mother Mayme who just want to find happiness after Bean's daddy left them.

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  • The story goes that in the summer of 1899 Mayme went sailing on Lake Ontario.

    Maybe Mamie, Maybe Not

  • Who knows if Mayme was actually present at the christening of the drink that sort of bears her name.

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  • Mayme was his text: "A few years ago, 'Broadway' went wild over her," he said.

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  • The Syracuse Post-Standard declared that "Mayme Taylor of the stage is nearly as popular as is Mamie Taylor, the beverage."

    Maybe Mamie, Maybe Not


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