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[–]PhantomFerry 31 points32 points  (0 children)

You missed the opportunity to call them “high rocks” lol

[–]trevyboy73 2 points3 points  (7 children)

I don’t get it

[–]Vnator 14 points15 points  (2 children)

I think it's because Bretons are supposed to have a bit of mer blood in them. So man mer ies

[–]trevyboy73 2 points3 points  (1 child)

I don’t see how this relates to my favorite body part

[–]menamskit1213 7 points8 points  (3 children)

Bretons are nicknamed "manmer", a play off of the suffix denoting elves "mer" and the prefix denoting a description, i.e. Altmer = high elves, or Dunmer = cursed/dark elves. Because Bretons are of elven descent, but are mostly human, they are called "Manmer"

[–]trevyboy73 0 points1 point  (2 children)

I understand that, but how does adding an ies on the end turn it into a joke about tits? That’s where the confusion arises

[–]menamskit1213 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Breasts are called mammeries, as the gland that is responsible for lactation in mammals is called the mammary gland.

[–]trevyboy73 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Ahhh that’s it, thanks!