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From: "GRAEME R ROBERTS" <>
Subject: Re: Tidbits
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 1999 09:32:57 +1000


Hi Carol

You are probably right in your assumption about the vulgarlarity in use of
words,however the Oxford dictionary is the benchmark for English
reference ,I think maybe Webster is the USA standard.I could be wrong there
but there is a difference

Regards
Graeme R Roberts
Australian cousin
From: <>
To: <>
Date: Sunday, 04 April, 1999 10:28 PM
Subject: Tidbits

>In the US, tidbits it is. I think there is/are junkfood called cheese
>tidbits or some such. Maybe not.
>Anyway surely tit has the same usage as a vulgar word for the female breast
>or part thereof that make it unacceptable as a useful word here. We lose
the
>use of a lot of otherwise acceptable words because of their use as
vulgarisms.
>Carol in MD
>
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