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:''For information on the brand of toothpaste in the [[Re-imagined Series]], see [[Felgercarb (RDM)]].''
 
:''For information on the brand of toothpaste in the [[Re-imagined Series]], see [[Felgercarb (RDM)]].''
  
'''Felgercarb''' is a euphemism for "[[Wikipedia:crap|crap]]" in the Colonial vernacular.  The appeal of the word "felgercarb" would seem to extend across the lines of culture and species, as [[Lucifer]] uses the term several times in "[[The Young Lords]]."
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'''Felgercarb''' is an euphemism for "[[Wikipedia:crap|crap]]" in the Colonial vernacular.   
  
An alternate spelling is "feldergarb"<ref>[http://www.chrispappas.com/archives/wguide.html Writer's Guide], dated October, 2, 1978</ref>
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The appeal of the word "felgercarb" would seem to extend across the lines of culture and species, as [[Lucifer]] uses the term several times in "[[The Young Lords]]."
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== Notes ==
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* An alternate spelling is "feldergarb".<ref>[http://www.chrispappas.com/archives/wguide.html Writer's Guide], dated October, 2, 1978</ref>
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* According to story editor [[Terrence McDonnell]], the word was created by [[Glen A. Larson]].<ref name="galtv-tm">{{cite_web|url=https://www.galactica.tv/battlestar-galactica-1978-interviews/terrence-mcdonnell-galactica.tv-interview.html|title=Terrence McDonnell GALACTICA.TV interview|date=17 September 2009|accessdate=12 June 2019|last=Egnor|first=Mike|format=|language=}}</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 19:50, 13 June 2019

For information on the brand of toothpaste in the Re-imagined Series, see Felgercarb (RDM).

Felgercarb is an euphemism for "crap" in the Colonial vernacular.

The appeal of the word "felgercarb" would seem to extend across the lines of culture and species, as Lucifer uses the term several times in "The Young Lords."

Notes

References

  1. Writer's Guide, dated October, 2, 1978
  2. Egnor, Mike (17 September 2009). Terrence McDonnell GALACTICA.TV interview (backup available on Archive.org) (in ). Retrieved on 12 June 2019.