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Thread #59418 Message #1948004
Posted By: Rapparee
25-Jan-07 - 05:20 PM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
blundra "shut one's eyes" in the oldest sense in Middle English, "to stumble around blindly"
Or, perhaps, the root of our word "blunder"?
drit -- Norwegian for "shit" or something negative.
...mayhap the source of the English word "dirt"?
höggva -- to hew or carve
Amos! You don't know how to hack????
myki -- dung (Old Norse)
Cow (or bull) manure, something appropriate here
viska: a form of literary irresponsib....
One would think you knew about whisk (or viska) brooms....
I shall assume that no one is offended by my emendations of Amos's gibberings.