suggestive na mes

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Mon Jun 12 00:41:16 UTC 2006

On Sun, Jun 11, 2006 at 03:47:41PM -0700, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>  Jesse, you might consider revising OED "intercourse," n.,
> 2.d. The pre-1963 exx., though relevant, are all entirely
> euphemistic and require an adjective to communicate what's
> really going on. Current use obviously doesn't. )

Don't worry, this kind of thing is high on the list of
stuff to handle at revision time.

Jesse Sheidlower

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