"derailleur, n." - Word of the Day from the OED

Carl W. Thiel rootinteuton at YAHOO.COM
Sat Jun 29 14:27:40 UTC 2013

Circa 1967, the English rock band Cream named their second

album DISRAELI GEARS as a play on the term "derailleur gears"
and one of Britain's more famous Victorian prime ministers.



Carl William Thiel
somewhere near Buffalo, New York

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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