Wednesday, March 19, 2014

My Dictionaries Word of the Day: OGFRAY

OGFRAY

a Frenchman. Pig Latin for "FROG*."

[U.S. slang from the 1900s)



from Slang and Euphemism edited by Richard A. Spears


*a Frenchman, a Parisian. From the [fleur-de-lis], the bogy site of Paris and frog's legs eaten for food. [Circa the 1700s]

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