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The Etymology of Scatology

Have you ever wondered about how turds came to be called turds, how scat came to be called scat, or why poop is called poop? Have you ever wondered why shit and poop are both nouns and verbs, but most of their synonyms aren’t?

It’s okay, because I did, and I did some digging to try and get to the bottom of these little linguistic nuggets…
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Published in: Geekiness, General | on January 11th, 2010 | 1 Comment »