jester at PANIX.COM
Wed Nov 1 17:18:33 UTC 2000
> Sorry, I should have said 1961. (The sequel was written in 1964.) The
> novel is written half in the voice of a white man, half in the voice of a
> black prostitute. "Fug" is used a lot. Why didn't Lighter treat this word?
First, you do know that Lighter read Gover heavily and cites from
_One Hundred Dollar Misunderstanding_ constantly.
"Fug" is mentioned in the note for _fuck_ v.: "the recent forms
_fug, fugg_ are printed euphem. and do not represent pronun."
There's an example of "mothafuggah" from one of Gover's later works
cited at _motherfucker._ The forms that we broke out for separate
treatment are, for the most part, not just printed euphemisms but
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