The Daily Cuppa
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The Daily Cuppa

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Why not dribblepup or dribbledog? After all, dogs drool a lot more than cats do.

Is dribblepuss just an Australian expression? And what would the French equivalent of dribblepuss be? I think only a native Frenchwoman who’d had a dribbly baby would be able to answer that one.

What about peekaboo? What’s the equivalent in other languages?

Can Raluca Enescu answer any of these questions with her etymological research? Language is fascinating even for babies.



Wow! Did you notice that? It was your day flying by. This publication is your place to enjoy stories of 150 words or fewer about plants and people, wild animals and pets, gardens and food, how-to and how-not-to — written to inform and delight. Did I mention humor?

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Adrienne Beaumont

I’m an Australian who loves to write about travel and my daily life as a mother and grandmother as well as my past experiences.