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Affenpinscher (More)

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February 14th, 2013 Posted 8:03 am

“So affenpinscher means monkey pinscher?” Admin says.

“That kind of thing,” says Spence.

“And what about the pinscher part?”

“German for terrier. Might actually be a back formation from the English word pinch, referring to the clipped look of the ears. Maybe some of the commenters know more.”

“No doubt about that.”

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Congratulations: Banana Joe!

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February 13th, 2013 Posted 7:58 am

“The little showman wins best in show at Westminster,” Spence says.

“Affenpinscher?” says Admin. “A new one on me.”

“Isn’t affe German for ape?”

“Food for thought.”

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