baseball cursing, 1898 (UNCLASSIFIED)

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Thu Dec 6 14:47:13 UTC 2007

On Dec 5, 2007, at 11:21 AM, Charlie Doyle wrote:

> And the counterpart of "cunnilinctal" is "fellatious."

well, that appears to be third in the adjective-for-fellatio stakes.
i posted on Language Log about this topic back in february 2006 (#2799
about "fellatial", #2815 about "fellatious").  putting the two
postings together, i found ten attested adjectives.  #1 is
"fellatory", the only one in the OED.  the full list, in order:

1. fellatory
2. fellatial
3. fellatious/fellacious
4. fellative
5. fellatic
6. fellational
7. fellationary, fellationic [tie]
9. fellatorial
10. fellatiary

lots of inventiveness in derivational morphology here.

on an almost completely unrelated topic, i was charmed recently to
come across the adjective "bimbotic", derived from "bimbo".


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