Seth, Shuebrook and Guelph

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For the sake of full disclosure, I am pleased to report that Patty Osborne is my sister.

Robert Everett-Green more than 6 years ago

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Why doesn’t anyone in North America say barmy for balmy? According to my research, Barmy came first and still enjoys a jolly life. But most North American dictionaries don’t even mention the earlier Scots barmy. 

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