[Ads-l] Detrius surely counts, too

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Sat Mar 28 07:24:25 UTC 2015


RE:  Detritus & the Gladiators.
     But all seriousness aside, maybe <detrius> is a Cockney-like version
of <detritus> with a glottal stop:
<detri'us> [deh-TROY-?us].
<<Run down the bligh(t)ers, don't stop for detri(t)us, / Just get me to the
church on time!>>

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