Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Apr 29 04:14:34 UTC 2013

On Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 11:47 AM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at>wrote:

> taboo avoidance

But not amongst the colored, because it's the word for the "rising" or lump
that appears on a head that has been gone upside with, e.g. a club, whether
accidentally or on purpose.

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

The American Dialect Society -

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