Episode 97: More Stupid Adjectives
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We’ve been talking about insults to the intelligence, and this week we conclude our discussion of adjectives.https://wmjasco.com/podcasts/97-idiotic2.mp3
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This week’s calendar entry is “gull/gall.”
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From John Skelton’s 1528 volume entitled “Replycacion agaynst Certayne Yong Scolers”:
As touchyng the Tetrycall [severe] Theologisacion of these demy-diuines and Stoicall studiantes and frisca-ioly yonkerkyns … . moche better bayned [banned?] than brayned basked and bathed in their wylde burblyng and boyling blode Feruently reboyled with the infatuate flames of their rechelesse youthe and wytlesse wontonnesse enbrased and enterlased with a … moche fantasticall frenesy of their insensate sensualyte.
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