euonym and caconym

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Thu May 2 17:00:12 UTC 2013

In research about ancient names for those accused of (what was eventually called) heresy or minut, I've seen cacophemism (and Caracturnamen).
Here's cacophemism from 1862;

If anyone is interested I could say a little more about that tomorrow.

stephen goranson

The American Dialect Society -

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