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Re: Weekly vocab revival?

From:Ph.D. <phil@...>
Date:Sunday, August 20, 2006, 22:41
Roger Mills wrote:
> > 7. napkin > The [ethnic slur of your choice] people eat with their > fingers and do not use napkins.
Doesn't "napkin" normally mean "diaper" in the U.K.? (and is usually shortened to "nappie"? There used to be a radio commercial here in USA in which Napoleon's wife calls him "Nappie." I doubt many Americans got that joke.) --Ph. D.


Tim May <butsuri@...>