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Old 03-28-2013, 11:20 AM   #27
retrowagen
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One thing I think some of our American and non-British English-speaking friends might not realise, culturally, is that in English colloquialism, historically, the word "demon" connotates a sort of (sold-your-soul-to-the-Devil-) brilliance at something, i.e., "He's a demon tennis player!" or "There was a demon spin on that serve." Sort of the archaic Britslang equivalent of the more recent negative-positive slang word, "sick."
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