snozzberry, snozzberries and Roald Dahl's sense of humor

Garson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jun 19 02:59:05 UTC 2012

The website printed an article about a word used in the
1971 film "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory": snozzberry,

The Filthiest Joke Ever Hidden in a Children's Movie
By: Anthony Scibelli 06-18-2012

This word also appeared in the book "Charlie & the Chocolate Factory".
The meaning of the word was not precisely specified in the book or
movie. However, another later book by Dahl titled "My Uncle Oswald"
did specify a meaning according to

Yet, there is another earlier book by Dahl titled "Some Time Never"
that apparently specifies another meaning for "snozzberry":

Title: Some time never, a fable for supermen.
Author: Roald Dahl
Publisher: New York, C. Scribner's Sons
Year: 1948
(Google Books snippet view)

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