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Wallop/Wollop

Posted by Confused on January 22, 2004

In Reply to: Re: Codswollop posted by Gary on January 22, 2004

: : codswollop

: That posting is mostly correct I think. The wallop part isn't though - that was a term for beer lomg before Mr Codd.

Which spelling/

Interesting thought - the part of Belgium near Brussels is called Wallonia and the language Walloon. That area has a long and distinguished history of brewing - is there some link between the idea of Wallop and Walloon?