dudes and dudesses

Farewell for a fortnight or so. I’m going to Austria; and leave you with the thought that the first recorded use of “Dudess” in in the OED comes from 1885; but it is predated by the term “dudine”. And people say there’s no such ting as progress.

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1 Response to dudes and dudesses

  1. Rupert says:

    It’s just a shame he’s missed the Doonesbury cartoon that linked Nader, chatrooms and trout fishing…

    Oh, ok, here it is.


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