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REVEALED: Academic uncovers the best long-lost British swear words




"Oh Margaret, you're such a Polecat and as for you Susan, you Ninnycock, I'll see you later"
"Oh Margaret, you're such a Polecat and as for you Susan, you Ninnycock, I'll see you later"

A language historian has revealed the best long-lost swear words from Britain - including nippy, tarse and wittol.

Dr Todd Gray MBE has spent years studying insults from history - and has published a list of some of the finest examples that have disappeared.

He unearthed more than 200 colourful vanished adjectives including “bald-arse” and “hollow-mouthed” - indicating a lack of teeth.



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