fribble and fricatrice

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fribble and fricatrice

Post by tony h » Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:26 pm

The dictionary is open and, as usual, I come across words remembered, words unknown and words that deserve more use.

So today (on page 1028) my mind was allowed to imagine a play entitled The "Fribble and The Fricatrice" a comedy in two acts.

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Post by Erik_Kowal » Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:47 pm

Which dictionary?

What happens during each act?
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Post by tony h » Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:21 am

Erik_Kowal wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:47 pm
Which dictionary?
The two volume Oxford Shorter 1993

Fribble: a frivolous person
Fricatrice : an unchaste woman (usually they don't need chasing **)

** my attempt at humour!
Erik_Kowal wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:47 pm
What happens during each act?
Oh you credit me with more imagination than I possess.
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Re: fribble and fricatrice

Post by Phil White » Wed Jul 04, 2018 2:01 pm

tony h wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:21 am
Oh you credit me with more imagination than I possess.
No, merely more than you imagine...
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