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Thread #59418 Message #2934645
Posted By: Rapparee
25-Jun-10 - 11:37 AM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Lavaterchik: Estonian, ca. 13-14th C. mas. n. derogatory word for those living in San Diego; lit. means "a dirty, disgusting, foulmouthed beast of a human being. Synonymous with the surnames "Amos" and "Shame". --OED, 1897, vol 15, p. 1549.