Friday 3 February 2012

A Chubbingly Bulchin

Bulchin is defined in a 1736 dictionary of slang as:

A chubbingly Boy or Lad.

I don't know which word I prefer, but I think it's chubbingly.

The Inky Fool is off to lunch


  1. I have a question. If you look at any of the romance languages, one thing that immediately springs out is the fact that objects have gender. So my question is this - Why does English lack the gender associated with objects the same way many romance languages do? From what I understand, German also uses the gender pronouns for what would otherwise be gender-less objects.

  2. It must be because we are superior and therefore do not need, nor desire, such a false division of pronoun...