not EchoBase Tung (Staff emeritus)
**** I believe is derived from a old Germanic word, it was deemed inapporiate by the "civilized" Romans once they conquered those areas of the world. The Roman we known to deem many of the words used by the natives as Curse words once they took over the area. The reasoning was to destroy a people by destroying their culture and the easy way to take away language. The Roman language at once became the langauge to posterity.