[Ads-l] New to me: _brill_

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Mar 29 23:42:53 UTC 2016


>From YouTube, 2012; a comment on Chuck Berry's moves:

"that's seriously _brill_!!!"

About 31,700,000 useless hits.

The UD, 2002:

British slang for "brilliant," equivalent of American "cool."

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-Wilson
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All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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