Hope Deferred (lifesansvanilla) wrote in sophistiques,
Hope Deferred
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Hoosegow

hoosegow
"jail," 1911, western U.S., from mispronunciation of Mex.Sp. juzgao "tribunal, court," from juzgar "to judge," used as a noun, from L. judicare "to judge," which is related to judicem

This has always been one of my favorite words which I delight in overusing. Of late this involves Paris Hilton references.
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