Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Mon Nov 8 14:48:09 UTC 2010

On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 8:22 AM, Paul Frank wrote:
> Ichthyotherapy, psoriasis fish cure, and fishycure are not in the OED.
> Here's an article about it from the Washington Post:
> http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/11/04/AR2010110402488.html

"Fish pedicure" was in the running in the Most Outrageous category in
our WOTY 2008 voting, losing out to "terrorist fist jab." It's nice to
have some alternative names, especially the blendalicious "fishycure."


Ben Zimmer

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