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SUE DE GROOT | Welcome to the No. 1 Ladies Hoodwinkery Agency. Wear a blindfold to enter

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

04 August 2022 - 21:13 By Sue de Groot

Reader Rob van Hemert (thank you Rob) asked me to look into the origins of the word “hoodwink”, which sounds like it has all sorts of interesting etymological potential...

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