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sammiches

noun; clipping; sound symbolism
Sandwiches.
 
Shortened version of the popular food item “sandwiches” which has an informal or even childlike tone.
Etymology : Clipping of the word “sandwiches” eliminating the “ndw” and replacing it with “mm” which is symbolic of the “mmm” sound made when food is delicious.
Source : “Two dollar Subway sammiches!” – headline, jezebel.com, 12/1/11
Last modified: 2 December 2011


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