dialect change?

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Sun Nov 3 20:21:01 UTC 2002

>Where does the word "daburnit" come from?

I take this as "Dad burn it", a transparent euphemism for "God damn it". I
heard it routinely 30-40 years ago. I also used to hear "Dag nab it", an

-- Doug Wilson

More information about the Ads-l mailing list