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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A vulgar corruption of scholar.

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  • Derived from the traditional southern dish of schollard greens whence freshmen would make themselves academic robes from cabbage leaves and then eat them at their college induction dinner to celebrate academic freedom.

    April 12, 2018

  • The pompous word tyrant’s been collared.

    In shame and confusion he hollered,

    ‘Oh, give me reprieve

    And I’ll give you leave

    To tolerate riff-raff like ‘schollard!’”

    April 12, 2018

  • See vulgar, AHD 5:

    adj. Spoken by or expressed in language spoken by the common people; vernacular

    April 12, 2018

  • A corruption, perhaps... but vulgar? Words have feelings, too. Down with word-shaming!

    April 12, 2018