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Subject: RE: [Leica] historical defecation
From: "B. D. Colen" <>
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2000 17:02:22 -0400

"Gadzooks! He beshat himself!" Is that were we get "Sumbitch crapped his
pants?" ;-)

- -----Original Message-----
[]On Behalf Of Dan Post
Sent: Friday, April 28, 2000 7:53 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] historical defecation

Actually- I think it harkens back to even earlier English form i.e.
"Gadzooks! He beshat himself!"
Then again-  regarding the usages of, and difference between 'will' and
'shall' might be applied as well?!
Anyone with a current copy of the OED?
Before we end up in deep yogurt, I'll sign off for now!

Dan ( Pooh-pooh stinky works for me!) Post

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Guy Bennett" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, April 28, 2000 10:58 AM
Subject: [Leica] historical defecation

> >on 28/4/00 3:48 AM, Anders Nygren at wrote:
> >
> >> English lesson for us foreigners, what is the past tense of "shit"?
> >
> >I think it varies, but 'shat' works round here.
> >
> >--
> >Johnny Deadman
> what about 'shitted'? it may be grammatically incorrect, but 'shat' -
> undoubtedly the proper form - sounds a little high-brow to my american
> in order to cover up my ignorance about the correct verbal form for
> historical defecation, i just say: 'crapped.'
> scatologically yours,
> guy