- Snuff is powered tobacco often with added aromatic substances. A snuff film is
a government announcement which shows how using snuff slowly addles the
brain & causes the habitue to fall into a degenerate state.
A prime example of the gendre is "Snuff, devil's powder from hell" (193?) which tells the
story of a couple of typical teenagers who fall in with a bad crowd. At first it is fun, then
the cravings, immorality, and Jazz sap their wills & ...
- Snuff is a transitive verb. It is something you do to candles to make them stop burning.
Snuff films are training films from the candle industry demonstrating safe ways of
extinguishing candles. Distributing these films prevent the candle makers from
encountering multi-million product liability suits: "They made no attempt to warn me
not to eat the cake before blowing out the candles"
- Snuff is a dog my neighbour used to own. He has some "good" home movies of
his kids playing flying disk games with Snuff.
Saturday, September 22, 2018
From the archives. Snuff movies
I just stumbled across this reply I made in 1992 on UseNet to the question "What's a snuff film?":