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A Dictionary of Euphemisms and other Doubletalk and Medieval Foundations of the Western Intellectual Tradition 400–1400

4:1 Gift from my aunt to my father, who loved dictionaries (and spoke seven languages, the bastard).
5:1 Part of my self-guided tour of Medieval history. During lunch breaks at shitty temp gigs in the ’90s, I’d take the skyway to graze the stacks and surf bibliographies.

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