[DWJ] Curse words again
colin at kindness.demon.co.uk
Wed Oct 19 19:06:17 EDT 2005
minnow at belfry.org.uk wrote:
>>I've just been rereading Dogsbody (I haven't read it for a very long
>>time) and she did the same sort of thing with the occasional oaths in
>>that as we were talking about re Wilkins Tooth. Not so inventively -
>>'festering' is one that occurs a few times.
>I've got a feeling that was used for a while in Real Life (OMT). I seem to
>remember it as having been around among some Yoof, possibly as something to
>do with the Addams Family. I know the films came out in the early 1990s,
>but wasn't the series on British television in the early 1970s or
>something, and a bit of a cult?
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I don't recall the word in use, but it could have been. I'm sure I
watched The Addams Family in the 60's.
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