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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.