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Re: Verruca

From:James Landau <neurotico@...>
Date:Wednesday, January 8, 2003, 1:41
In a message dated 1/7/2003 1:31:29 PM Pacific Standard Time,
yonjuuni@EARTHLINK.NET writes:

> > they will usually just say "wart" in popular conversation; > > "verruca" sounds like a scientific oddity. > > So, verruca = wart? Or is it a type or wart, or what?
From what I understand, it seems to be a certain kind of wart, although American speakers will not distinguish it from any other kind of wart. And the Roald Dahl connection makes it sound even more British.