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Thread #86816   Message #1618078
Posted By: The Walrus
01-Dec-05 - 09:07 AM
Thread Name: An 'Oranges & Lemons' flyting?
Subject: RE: An 'Oranges & Lemons' flyting?
To add to the list

"You stupid fart!"
Called the Lesser Saint Bart.

"You stink like a brewery"
Cried out St Olave Jewry

"Your arse is too wide"
Rang the bells of St Bride.


"...Guest JoeF's use of the term suggests it may still be current somewhere in the world, examples, anyone? ..."

I am led to believe that flyting is still common amongst young urban African-Americans.