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Re: A New Euphanism

Posted by GPP on August 28, 2003

In Reply to: Re: A New Euphanism posted by ESC on August 27, 2003

: : Cheggers(As in Keith Chegwin of Cheggers Plays Pop fame)- Meaning- preggers ie Pregnant.

: Cheggers as pregnant in general or with Chegwin offspring in particular?

I think the word you intended was 'euphemism'. MWO: "the substitution of an agreeable or inoffensive expression for one that may offend or suggest something unpleasant." Or possibly 'euphonism'? Not in the dictionary, but it would mean 'pleasant-sounding'.