Unfamiliar slang term

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Fri Feb 29 15:18:04 UTC 2008

On Feb 29, 2008, at 7:11 AM, Wilson Gray wrote:

> The quote is the set-up to the punchline of a joke. The word's meaning
> is clear. The question is whether anyone has ever come across the term
> elsewhere. The situation entails a wronged husband giving directions
> to a hit-man:
> "I want you to shoot my cheating wife in the head. The guy, I want him
> alive, but
> can you shoot his _todger_ off?"

british slang for 'penis'.


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