"Hiking the Appalachian Trail"

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Thu Dec 3 20:09:53 UTC 2009

On Thu, Dec 03, 2009 at 03:05:08PM -0500, Shapiro, Fred wrote:
> After Governor Sanford's spokesman said he was "hiking the
> Appalachian Trail," I thought that that expression might
> catch on as a euphemism for sex or specifically extramarital
> sex.  Is there evidence that it has caught on in that way?

Not much, but I really wish it had.

Jesse Sheidlower

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