More on "moist"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Aug 17 16:14:42 UTC 2009

At 11:57 AM -0400 8/17/09, Victor Steinbok wrote:
>Sounds like the cross between the mythical spaghetti test and a
>behaviorist joke--1974 is a bit late for behaviorist jokes, no? Classic
>behaviorist humor dates from the 1950s.
>    VS-)

So we're really testing to see whether the spaghetti had a good time
in the pot?


>Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>>Just so future ages (if any) be not misled about the history of humor.
>>In 1974-75 my next-door neighbor observed that a girl who'd "had a good time
>>on a date" could tell by flinging her panties against the wall. If they
>>stuck, she'd had a good time.
>The American Dialect Society -

The American Dialect Society -

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