the5thlineproject

Day 802 March 13 2011

In 5th line on March 13, 2011 at 10:40 am

“A milder curse than fongul, fanabla is short for va fa Napoli, which means “Go to Naples” (vaffancula is a contraction of va fa in culo, which means to go someplace else entirely).~~Toponymity: An Atlas of Words by John Bemelmans Marciano

Fun look at word origins and places.

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