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boniface - Word of the Day - Sun Jun 12, 2022


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boniface - (noun) - the proprietor of a hotel, nightclub, or restaurant

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The hotel's boniface was the finest idiot in town.

 

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Kudos to George Farquhar, whose innkeeper character is the origin.

Also for his Lady Bountiful.

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Why am I picturing a hirsute Italian man waving a cigar?  :unsure:  :P  

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19 minutes ago, Valkyrie said:

Why am I picturing a hirsute Italian man waving a cigar?  :unsure:  :P  

It was a common name for popes, but no hairy ones.

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Poor George Farquhar.

Penned his play on his deathbed and died after three performances.

I remember his name causing endless giggling fits in English class.

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