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Roy Blount, Jr.

Roy Blount, Jr.

English is an outrageous tangle of those derivations and other multifarious linguistic influences, from Yiddish to Shoshone, which has grown up around a gnarly core of chewy, clangorous yawps derived from ancestors who painted themselves blue to frighten their enemies.


Roy Blount, Jr., Alphabet Juice (2008), p. 93.

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