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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000504.txt from 2001/05

From: Bilwright@-----.net (William Wright)
Subj: Re: [kl] French Idioms
Date: Sun, 20 May 2001 21:53:44 -0400

<><> Neil Leupold wrote:

In which case somebody might have had to stage a "coop" de etat to get
you out!

<GROAN> <barrage of peanuts>

Since we're talking about idioms, and since I'll be visiting parts of
the U.K. this summer, may I ask a serious question of Klarinet's U.K.
members:

Is "bloody" an obscenity in the U.K.? (my apologies for posting the
word if it is --- but Flanders & Swann used it on their CD, so I'm
hoping that it's not too bad) Is the word any more or less offensive
in Ireland or Scotland as compared to England?

Thank you,
Bill

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