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Aug 22, 2018
This week’s theme
Words that sound dirty

This week’s words
tittup
assize
crunt
cockade
fallacious


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with Anu Garg

crunt

PRONUNCIATION:
(krunt)

MEANING:
noun: A blow on the head with a club.

ETYMOLOGY:
Perhaps of imitative origin. Earliest documented use: 1786.

USAGE:
“A real crunt would finish the likes of him, and I am not one for killing.”
William Edward Wilson; Every Man Is My Father; Saturday Review Press; 1973.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays in the palm; clutch it, and it darts away. -Dorothy Parker, author (22 Aug 1893-1967)

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