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What Is the Origin of the Saying "Berk"?
is derogatory term for an idiot
or a fool
, but it is considered less harsh.
Actually, the term is derived from cockney rhyming slang. It is a shortened version of Berkshire Hunt
, which suggests it shouldn't be considered less harsh at all!
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