[Ads-l] Heard: _nards_ "testes"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Aug 1 23:58:06 UTC 2015


HDAS: 1968-70.

Var. of "nads."

Cf. "nuts" and "nertz."

JL

On Sat, Aug 1, 2015 at 5:18 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

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> 37,300 hits for "in/to the nards," in an attempt to exclude the hundreds of
> thousands of hits for the plant-name.
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