more shit

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Sep 23 18:24:06 UTC 2011

On Sep 23, 2011, at 2:08 PM, victor steinbok wrote:

> Damn!
> Sorry, Jesse, you are, of course, correct! I must have had a typo in the
> search... or typed "shit brickhouse"... or something
> Any chance the specific "Eat shit and die!" will make it?

I'm not familiar with that one.  Presumably it's not a variant of "See Naples and die!"  

> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 1:58 PM, Jesse Sheidlower <jester at> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 01:49:22PM -0400, victor steinbok wrote:
>>> OED has shit-eating grin and shit-eater grin.
>>> But it's missing "built like a brick shithouse".
>> Unless, of course, you look at the entry for "built like a brick
>> shithouse," which we put in in 2001, under _brick_ n.(1).
…and which for some reason refers to curvaceousness.  Most shithouses, whatever their building material, seem pretty flat. 


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