Dingo the Dissident

THE BLOG OF DISQUIET : Qweir Notions in the Armpit of Diogenes by DINGO the DISSIDENT binge-thinker since February 2008.
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Thursday, 11 September 2008

Louisiana Purchase

OK
is a conflation of
Scots Och Aye
with French d'accord;
and guy is a corruption
of the French word gars
with echoes of English
anti-Catholic bonfires.

'Have a nice day!'
is an intrusively
imperative version
of Bonne journée !

Denim comes from
French de Nîmes,
as Gènes, French for Genoa,
turned into jeans.

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