Words time forgot vol. 1: Zounds!

Dean Elliott and his Swinging Big, Big Band
“Zounds! What Sounds!”
Capitol records

submitted by: Jeff K.

The Polyphonics
“Zounds!  What Sounds”
Seeco records

source:  unknown

From Merriam-Webster:

  • Entry: zounds
  • Pronunciation: \ˈzau̇n(d)z, ˈzün(d)z, ˈzwau̇n(d)z, ˈzwün(d)z\
  • Function: interjection
  • Etymology: euphemism for God’s wounds
  • Date: 1592
  • —used as a mild oath

God’s Wounds, indeed…

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