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Quezopopacatel

There are no results for Quezopopacatel in a Google search. The word does have a Mesoamerican sound, and Google suggests searching for Quetzalpapalotl, the Mayan Butterfly God. Let’s assume, with Blurp and Google, that it is the caterpillar before the butterfly; it is the worm.

There is something of a Spanish influence …

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The art of the insult is as old as language, as old as humankind, if not older. Are  not the inarticulate warnings and challenges of beasts a form of insult?   From the gruntings of primitive man, through to the debates of the Greek democracies and the Roman forum, the competitive flyting of …

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Say hello to my little friend. His name is Blurp. He loves to swear at people that vex him, but he’s actually usually polite and a little shy.

So Blurp uses Secret Swears. He substitutes a common, everyday word or phrase, assigns it an insulting, rude or vulgar meaning, and then works it into …

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A varlet or squire holding a Knight’s halberd. Beside him a crossbowman. Image from the 15th Century Chroniques Of Froissart.

 

var·let
/ˈvärlət/

1. A man or boy acting as a menial servant

2. A knight’s page

3. A rascal, rogue, vagrant or scallywag. An uprincipled person.

Middle English, from Old French, variant of valet or vaslet, from vassal.

 

In Feudal times, …

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The hatemail Android app is live! So now you can send mail to all sorts of idiots straight from your Android Phone or Tablet without them ever knowing who sent it (unless of course you tell them you name and address). We are still tinkering around the edges with some functions. Don’t let that put …

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Monica’s Dyslexia is an imaginary condition, which you pretend to have, in order to justify continually insulting someone by misspelling or mispronouncing their name, or the name they are using.

App
licable in both written and spoken formats, it can be as simple as substituting or misspelling one or two letters to produce a different name, …

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Adding ‘and die’ to almost any insult gives it greater emphasis.

Almost any conventional phrase can be turned into an insult by adding ‘and die’ to it.

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