[Dixielandjazz] Great praise for "blivet!"
livett at rogers.com
Mon Sep 22 15:43:32 PDT 2003
Jeez, and I thought it was me he was referring to.....
----- Original Message -----
From: <Andy.Ling at Quantel.Com>
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Sent: Monday, September 22, 2003 5:18 AM
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Great praise for "blivet!"
> From: "Bill Gunter" <jazzboard at hotmail.com>
> > ps #2 - A "blivet" is defined as 10 pounds of s--t stuffed into a 5
> > bag.
> I just had to look and it is in my New Shorter Oxford English,
> but it says :-
> blivit /"blIvIt/ n. US slang. Also -et.
> m20. [Origin unkn.]
> Something pointless, useless, or impossible; a nuisance. Also, a
> No mention of s--t.
> Andy Ling
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