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  • "Mr Thingstable: Mr Constable: a ludicrous afectation of delicacy in avoiding the pronunciation of the first syllable in the title of that officer, which in sound has some similarity to an indecent monosyllable."
    - Francis Grose, 'The Vulgar Tongue'.

    September 11, 2008