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From: linda Merle <>
Subject: Re: What's a "sassenach?"
Date: Fri, 06 Feb 1998 21:47:15 -0800


<Collapses with laughter>

> The word "sassenach" is used as a nickname or a term of endearment from a
> husband to a wife in a book I'm reading that takes place around the '45
> uprising.
>
> Any idea what it means?

Its Irish for "English"!

Linda Merle

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