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#1 2013-01-15 10:21:04

From: Montreal
Registered: 2008-03-17
Posts: 1010

"cudgels" and "cuckolds" for cockles of the heart

These are plain old malaprops, clearly, though pretty funny ones.

He certainly responded as if so, and he responded as an old curmudgeonly man, who doesn’t really warm the cudgels of adults hearts, let alone children’s.
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Ultimately it’s truly a useless distinction to make with no practical benefits other than to warm the cuckolds of your heart, which were planted by someone inside you and you chose not to disregard. … ar-part-2/

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#2 2013-01-15 12:44:31

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2294

Re: "cudgels" and "cuckolds" for cockles of the heart

Just when you thought English couldn’t get any weirder…



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