When is a knish not a knish [more]

neil neil at TYPOG.CO.UK
Sat May 17 09:21:22 UTC 2008

For use as female as sex object, see:

'Guests began leaving an hour before midnight. I looked about for Binky
Watrous and his Celtic knish but they had already departed.'

--Lawrence Sanders, 'McNally's Puzzle', G. Putnam's Sons, NY, 1996, 56

Howard Jacobson [an immensely amusing/entertaining novelist] has a character
in 'No More Mr Nice Guy' [Vintage, London, 1999, 98] say:

"Kuk the knish -- go on, get an eyeful of the cunt."

--Neil Crawford

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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