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Michael Quinion michael.quinion at WORLDWIDEWORDS.ORG
Fri May 1 08:35:18 UTC 2015

> A match in Google Books suggested that "Tappa Kegga Bru" appeared in
> the "National Lampoon" circa 1973.

It appeared in the signature of a correspondent on the letters page:

  1973 July "Buster Hymen Tappa Kegga Bru St. Tunafish University
  Indianapolis, Ind.", 6/2

Michael Quinion
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