The Australian phrase
Rafferty's rules means "no rules at
In reality, there was no
Rafferty; instead a synonym of rebellious was
mispronounced to create the name; what was the synonym
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
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The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
That which is stubborn, unmanageable, or
rebellious is refractory.
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