In the UK “trump” has been another word for “an especially loud fart” since the early 15th century, with the first known documented instance appearing in 1425. The word “trump” appears to have previously entered the English language sometime around the 14th century in reference to blowing a horn. Besides these definitions, it eventually came to mean “to deceive” or “cheat” in the early 16th century from the Old French “tromper” of the same definition. The very nice peeps at ‘Today I Found Out’
Seems somehow unlikely that this is the beginning of a Trump Dynasty – unlike, say, Bush or Clinton. So do we celebrate that he’s the Last Trump, or worry that he makes it happen?
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