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His name is Mudd!

Posted by Raymond D Brackett on May 22, 2000

...the saying 'his name is mudd'..or..'my name is mudd' means that you've done something bad. Is this correct?....the origian being that Dr. Mudd treated John Wilkes Booth after shooting President Lincoln; and the citizens were outraged that he did so.
.and so after that when you did something bad; someone might say: 'your name is mudd!'.....at least I've always heard this........any thoughts?