Abattoir

by on January 19, 2013

In Other Words: Slaughterhouse

Discuss this euphemism in the comments below.

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  • Guy

    Who on earth defined this as a euphemism? Abattoir is French. In fact it is the current word for slaughterhouse in French to this day. It may sound softer to you because you don’t know what it means, but it is a highly charged word for anyone who speaks French.

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