Wednesday, October 30, 2013

A bun showed up at the office today

He looked cutty eyed at us as we were foxing.  Our Kate pulled out her barking irons and we soon sent him out to the leaf.

Getting out your Google Translator? You'll have better luck here in the Rogue's Lexicon!

I'm thinking we need these words in a writing contest one of these days!


(Thanks to blog reader April for the link!)

6 comments:

Patchi said...

It sure gives Eve as Adam's rib a new perspective...

John "Ol' Chumbucket" Baur said...

Don't forget "clinchpoop!" (One lacking in gentlemanly breeding, not, as you might guess, an anal retentive.

LynnRodz said...

It was a bag of nails (but I'm a Kate) so I dried up and clicked your link. Now I'll be out-and-out on this beautiful leaf!

Denise Beucler said...

At one point I was writing a novel where the main character spoke mostly in "cant." One of the original lexicon's is available at Project Gutenberg: http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/5402/pg5402.html
"1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue"

Lance said...

Contest, yes.

Robert Lopresti said...

A few years ago I wrote a long piece of wise scholarship about the word "bun" and its many meanings. Oh, and about cockroaches that write poetry. http://criminalbrief.com/?p=442