"_Cut_ the fool" and "_cut_ the slave" (not really interesting)

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 6 19:01:40 UTC 2012

On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 12:26 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:
> Although perhaps this might be it -- from "shape
> by cutting" to "perform, act like" --

What about the _cut_ in, "cut a fart'?

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