Sometimes spelled Mere Mere, pronouced "meh-may". French Canadian for grandma.
Memeres and Peperes are the Grandmas and Grandpas of French kids.
Abbreviation for 'Ihsous', Greek for Jesus.
Ihs does not mean 'In his service' or 'I have suffered' or 'Iesus Hominem Salvator'. It just means 'Jesus'.
a "prince" of the Catholic Church; cardinals elect the pope. They are usually bishops. They wear scarlet dresses.
Are the St. Louis cardinals named after birds or the "princes" of the Catholic Church?
slang for Protestant
that prot's a Catholic basher!
Scottish for boy or lad. Usually used affectionately.
"Have you ever seen a laddie, a laddie, a laddie, have you ever seen a laddie go this way and that?"
Slang for Jesuit or member of the Society of Jesus.
The Jebbies are the intellectuals of the Catholic Church.
a long, bulbous nose
Cyrano de Bergerac has a typical French nose.