"bugger" [bUg at r]?!

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Apr 22 04:14:41 UTC 2013

On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 8:37 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>wrote:

> It may be more to the point that the repeated "u" is more attractive in
> print.

Yes. That's a good point. Indeed, it's "eye-poetic" to do it that way, in
some vague, poorly-understood, ill-defined sense, I reckon.

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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