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In message <353E630D.13B352E2@iname.com> Paul Kuettel writes:

> Now I know what Blaufergnuegen means!

You reckon?

I don't know _their_ derivation.

But in German - blau means blue.  It also means "drunk" - in British
english, "as pissed as a fart".  Incapable.  Helpless.  Smashed.

"Fergnuegenen" is a bastard plural of "Vergnuegen" - an expression
of happiness and contentment.

Put the two together, and the general impression is "happy as h@ll to
be as pissed as a fart".

 Phil Payne
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