Which word was probably combined
with flabby or flapper to coin the word flabbergast?
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as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics, linguistics, neologism, idiom, cant, and argot.
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consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
To overwhelm with astonishment is to
flabbergast. In the word's first OED citation
(1772), a magazine article, it and bored are
pointed out as new vogue words.
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