[Ads-l] cuss word euphemisms

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 2 03:10:51 EST 2016

On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 2:31 PM, Jim Parish <jparish at siue.edu> wrote:

> My mother's favorite euphemisms included

"Dawg bite it!" and "I'll be John Brown!"

The latter is so common in BE that there's a jam with that as its title.

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 - http://www.americandialect.org

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