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Fescennine

Postby Slava » Fri Jul 08, 2011 1:10 pm

dictionary.com wrote:fes-uh-nahyn, -nin]
–adjective
scurrilous; licentious; obscene: fescennine mockery.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin Fescennīnus of, belonging to Fescennia, a town in Etruria noted for jesting and scurrilous verse; see -ine1
And, will wonders never cease?, it's not listed as obsolete or archaic.
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Postby Perry Lassiter » Fri Jul 08, 2011 1:33 pm

Fascinating!
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Postby LukeJavan8 » Fri Jul 08, 2011 1:54 pm

Won't catch on in my part of the world.
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