A congratulation invented by Edmund Blackadder to mock Doctor Samuel Johnson, author of the first dictionary, alleged to contain every word in the English language. "Allow me to be the first to offer Dr. Johnson my most sincere contrafibularities! I am anaspeptic, frasmotic, even compunctuous to have caused him such pericombobulation."
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Scheming through the centuries, the Blackadders were a dynasty of backstabbing bastards. Somehow they never really made any friends on their way to the top … which is why most of them never made it there, but died trying. Here’s to Edmund!
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