Definitions

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  • interj. Fuck!; fuck off!

Etymologies

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coinage by Pierre Elliott Trudeau, former Prime Minister of Canada, 16 February 1971 when pressed by television reporters about using profanity in respect to Members of Parliament in the Canadian house thereof

Examples

  • Think of this as rhyming slang; call it Ford's fuddle-duddle; older folks may remember Nixon: expletives, deleted.

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  • Did Pierre Trudeau not use these same word's and then tell reporters - "I said fuddle-duddle" not the F word.

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  • In the 1970s, Prime Minister Trudeau was overheard using the f-word in the House of Commons, but when asked about it later, he claimed that what he had said was fuddle-duddle.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 1

  • (I put that in because there are a few old and many young men of this club who think that military titles and honours are dirtier words than "fuddle-duddle".

    Churchill Falls and Beyond

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