Mudcat Café message #717573 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #47889   Message #717573
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
26-May-02 - 12:56 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Fiddler's Green
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Fiddlers Green
I'd think "buffer" here is more likely to be a cautious substitute for "bugger". I understand that is stronger language in America than it is in some other places. (Even back in 1927 I doubt if it would have alarmed anyone this side of the ocean, going by a highly respectable relation aged 90.)