minstrel: More questions

Alexandria Long longalex at pirates.Armstrong.EDU
Thu Apr 24 14:37:26 PDT 1997


Yikes! Well, now I know what that means. Thanks!
---Ceara ni Neill



On Wed, 23 Apr 1997, Heather Rose Jones wrote:

> On Wed, 23 Apr 1997, Alexandria Long wrote:
> 
> > Forgive my ignorance, but would someone please tell me what a "fubba
> > wubba" is?
> 
> It is a pronunciation-spelling (as opposed to a spelling-pronunciation) of
> the acronym "FUBWBA", that is, "Fat Ugly Broad With a Bad Attitude". In my
> experience, it is generally used as a dismissive insult toward women who
> have the misfortune to simultaneously be larger than a size 9 and actually
> have the nerve to hold strong opinions, particularly on SCA politics.
> (What connection the two attributes logically have escapes me, but I
> suppose it falls under the theory that if merely disagreeing with someone
> will not achieve your purposes, then you can insult their physical
> appearance to add strength to the truth of your cause.)
> 
> Tangwystyl verch Morgant Glasvryn
> (I think it's grading mid-terms that makes me so opinionated today.)
> 
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