Oh, she'll understand if y' kind o' chuckle an' gurgle like a fam'ly man.
We had that straight from Mrs. Adams, who wa'n't much for boostin' the fam'ly.
With this passage Lahmeyer well compares what Cicero says of himself in fam.
Anyways, I've bought a fam'ly ticket and laid in a stock of fancy groceries.
F-e-m-m-e, he contends, "ought to spell femmy—but I'm blowed if they don't pronounce it fam!"
It minds me iv what happened wanst in me cousin Terence's fam'ly.
He was followed be three men with bottles, Dr. Ryan, an' th' Dorgan fam'ly.
In fact, Martha has fam'ly troubles of her own about now, you remember.
Some iv th' grandest iv th' heroes died, an' their fam'lies were broke up.
"Yes, I expect the fam'ly hist'ry's all right," I breaks in.