[Ads-l] cuss word euphemisms

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 2 10:47:14 EST 2016


Gee whiz, this has been going on for centuries!

Now I gotta make like a hockey player...

JL



On Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 7:54 AM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:

> No, then it just sounds like the name of a Dutch town.
>
> On Dec 2, 2016 3:14 AM, "Wilson Gray" <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 4:13 PM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Scheveningen
> >
> >
> > Do you pronounce it in the Dutch manner? That placename enjoys a certain
> > reputation as a shibboleth.
> >
> >
> > --
> > -Wilson
> > -----
> > 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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> >
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