One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he hated it when she swore, but he didn't like to sound prissy’
prudish, priggish, prim, prim and proper, niminy-piminy, strait-laced
formal, proper, stuffy, mimsy, namby-pamby, Victorian, old-maidish, schoolmistressy, schoolmarmish, governessy
informal goody-goody, starchy
rare square-toed, Grundyish
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