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The Word Bloody
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18th Century adjective adverb Ainu appears Araucan Arawak armadillo avoir Aymara Aymaran become blends bloody Brazil Brazilian British Brobdingnag called cant Carib Cariban Chinook circus colloquialism common corruption derives dialect Dictionary dinarly echoic edition Edward Lear Edward Seago employed English words especially essay etymology euphemism European Spanish fawney French Friederici gaucho German Guarani guese Gypsy H. L. Mencken Humpty Indian Italian itinerant Jabberwocky Jews known kriegen language later Latin Lear's less Lewis Carroll Lilliput limericks linguistic literally Malaret meaning Mencken merely nickname nonsense noun omee one's origin Pampa parlyaree perhaps phoney plural Poilu Portuguese prison probably Quechuan queer racket re-shaping recorded rhyming Romany sense Shanahan shell showmen signifies slang Snark soldiers song South American Spanish speech spiv Standard English Stre Struldbrug Sylvie and Bruno synonyms tanner thing tramps tree tribe Tupi underworld variant verb vocabulary vulgarisms Webster's Weekley Yahoos