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What does Guignol mean?
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What doesn Guignol mean?
is it french?
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this is all i could find:
http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=grand+guignol
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What does Guignol mean?

is it welsh?

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nope it is supposely English and I can't find its meaning anywhere!
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nope it is supposely English and I can't find its meaning anywhere!
is it not 'grand guignol'?
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guignol [giɲɔl]nom masculin
≈ Punch and Judy show
(emploi figuré) clown
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is it not 'grand guignol'?

YES IT IS!! (well, at least in the newspaper article I'm reading)
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is it not 'grand guignol'?

YES IT IS!! (well, at least in the newspaper article I'm reading)
well then see the definition in my first post
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aha:

Guignol, was the French version of Punch and Judy. The French also say " Polichinelle ". I am not sure what the distinction is in these two terms.
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