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East of Constantinople, West of Shanghai

The right word for it: Mulligrubs

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Author: Davide Mana

Paleontologist. By day, researcher, teacher and ecological statistics guru. By night, pulp fantasy author-publisher, translator and blogger. In the spare time, Orientalist Anonymous, guerilla cook.

4 thoughts on “The right word for it: Mulligrubs

  1. Can I print it on my business cards?

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  2. Oh, I love it – though I know it as “mooligrubs”. I found it in a book set in Derbyshire – so it’s probably a local variation – and adopted it since. It has become family speak for I. in your definition. So much more vivid than “the blues” or “the sulks”…

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