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Subject: Re: Doggerel
Date: Sat, 19 May 2001 21:40:47 EDT
Well, I got my hip-boots on, so I'm just gonna wade right in here.
As some of you know, the bible speaks of "dogs." "Do not give to dogs what
and do not throw your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under foot
turn to attack you." Matt.7:6. "Dog(s)" is mentioned at least 10 times in
The connotation of the word "dog" in the bible is a disgusting animal.
opposite of today's "mommie's little poochie woochie."
<< In other words, the etymology of the word dog is unknown. It simply
one day in a gloss and no one has a clue where it came from.
Stand by! Incoming ad hominem persiflage alert!