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guest blogger: JAMIE

From the words of my 4th GUEST BLOGGER, Jamie.

Please be aware that there is a word in this post that is more offensive to me than it might be to you.  It's just a word that I refuse to have in vocabulary/house.  It's not used in an offensive way, it's just her story.  I wanted to say this before you proceed to you were aware...

dun dun dun... i saw your post and was hesitant to write in because the story of my name is somewhat scandalous. but i'll let you have it!

why, why am i the grumbles? and what is a 'grumbles and grunts'?

a few years back i took to reading about cockney dialect, a fascinating sort of rhyming slang from a certain part of london. words rhyme with other words and then you drop the rhyme. for example, the phrase, "let's get down to brass tacks" is cockney. somehow it was incorporated into the american lexicon but originally 'brass tacks' rhymes with 'facts', it's cockney, you see. or another one of my favorites is calling your wife your 'trouble', because 'trouble and strife', that's your wife. academically interesting, no? am i nerdy? yes.

so, grumbles and grunts is a cockney rhyme. a grumble and grunt, that's a cunt. yes, essentially i named myself "the cunts". i could go into how we were planning to start a family and that's why i was blogger so i named myself after my lady-bits but... the truth is i just thought it was funny. and it stuck. it's innocuous enough that people probably just think i'm a grumbly grumpy person and that's why i'm named that, but i'm not. i'm actually saying i'm a ridiculously crude person. or something like that. still funny.

much love to you xoxo,

the cunts.

Jamie · the Grumbles

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Biscuit said…
I can vouch for her, she is "grunty" in the most lovable way.
Josey said…
LOL - no freakin' way Jamie - I had no idea!!! How have we talked for this long and this never came up?!!! Jill - thanks for a totally interesting & funny post for me to read today. :)
the grumbles said…
i sure know how to throw a party! a really inappropriate party.
Oh my goodness- I would have never guessed. :)


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