Ukraine Diplomacy? ~ Quick Limerick

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To weigh ones words with skills of diplomat?
(No willful ill-will to jazz singer hepcat)
“HEY Putin! BUG-OUT posthaste!”
“You’re intestinal waste!”
Be it verb or noun, word, here, is “SCAT!”

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Etymology:

scat 1 |skat|
verb (scats, scatting, scatted) [no object] informal
go away; leave: Scat! Leave me alone.
ORIGIN
mid 19th century: perhaps an abbreviation of scatter, or perhaps from the sound of a hiss (used to drive an animal away) + -cat.


scat 2 |skat| (also scat singing)
noun
improvised jazz singing in which the voice is used in imitation of an instrument.
verb (scats, scatting, scatted) [no object]
sing using the voice in imitation of an instrument.
ORIGIN
1920s: probably imitative.


scat 3 |skat|
noun
droppings, especially those of carnivorous mammals.
ORIGIN
1950s: from Greek skōr, skat- ‘dung’; compare with scatology.

Oxford American Writer’s Dictionary / Thesaurus

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