more shit

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 23 22:45:32 UTC 2011

I tried to list as much as I could find of what I thought was incomplete or
missing in the OED. I also only focused on shit n. and not shit v. Nearly
all the rest of the expressions mentioned since the initial post ARE in the
OED on-line. Variation on "pig in shit" and "pig in mud" are rather
prominent, although there are some oddities (North of England? In what


On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 6:28 PM, Douglas G. Wilson <douglas at> wrote:

> There are "like pigs in shit", "happy as a pig in shit", etc., mentioned
> in this list a few years ago.
> -- Doug Wilson

The American Dialect Society -

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