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CONLANG  June 2008, Week 2

CONLANG June 2008, Week 2

Subject:

Re: OT: Double asterisk

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And Rosta <[log in to unmask]>

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Sat, 14 Jun 2008 16:19:16 +0100

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ROGER MILLS, On 12/06/2008 22:15:
> (re Schmuck)
> 
> Hopefully Henrik was using it in the sense that my dictionary gives 
> "decoration; jewelry", and the verb schm├╝cken 'to decorate, adorn'...
> so, by way of "the family jewels"???? IIRC in Yiddish it refers 
> specifically to the penis, and as a term of opprobrium "What a ....!"
> 
> On a higher note, there