[Ads-l] Everything is dirty

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Sat Dec 6 19:25:10 UTC 2014


Wanted info RE: <Chu Ci>, poetic tradition from Former Han dynasty. Up
pops UrbanDic with <chuci> [CHOO-chee]: <<the keypresses which spell
<bitch> when using Rapid Text Entry on your cell phone, but RTE does
not allow <swear-words> so you end up with <chuci>.>>
Half-way expected Butthead to pop up giggling, <You typed
[CHOO-chee]!! Heh-heh, heh-heh.>

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