To hear oursels as ithers hear[d] us'

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Mon Jul 28 22:25:47 UTC 2008

So for centuries the French referred to the English as "les goddams." Yawn. Old stuff.
Less familiar:
1921-24   _Glossary of [Australian] World War I Slang_  : _Cark sucker_. An American soldier.

The American Dialect Society -

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