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Re: You have a word for it?

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Saturday, January 26, 2002, 8:51
On 25 Jan 02, at 18:26, Elliott Belser wrote:

> Katzenjammer (German, for, erm, 'cats copulating') is a word for a > trancendentally severe hangover.
Erm, not quite. More like "the sound of cats whining (as during mating time)". "Jammern" is "to whine", more or less. It's got nothing to do with copulation _per se_. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton <Philip.Newton@...>


Clint Jackson Baker <litrex1@...>
Elliott Belser <renyard@...>