Drinking on Canal Street

George Murray — who privately persists in calling me “Maubecca” when he knows I prefer “Rebaud”* — builds the drunken circumstances of its coinage into his definition of the word “holyfarflingenfurken.” When you coming back for another round, Murray?

* Actually, I prefer Maud (which is a nickname) or Rebecca (which, like Newton, appears on my birth certificate), but combining the two seems to be the adult equivalent of calling me “Fig.”


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