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The Word “Butt” is Actually a Unit of Measurement

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The word “butt” has many different meanings in the English language. It can mean an overlapping joint, to strike or thrust, to place end to end, the end of a handle, the unused portion of something that is smoked, and of course, the fleshy backside of our bodies. But, the word “butt” also has a distinct meaning dealing with measurement.

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Daniel Ganninger

Daniel Ganninger

The writer, editor, and chief lackey of Knowledge Stew and the Knowledge Stew line of trivia books. Connect at knowledgestew.com and danielganninger.com