Inquiring minds want to know...

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Aug 3 14:38:09 UTC 2012

On Aug 3, 2012, at 8:46 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:

> Try "screw" or the equivalent.

So "[masturbate]" is a euphemism for "screw" or the equivalent?  I'm not convinced it is, even in metaphorical contexts.
> See, strictly speaking vegetables don't you can't...but it's
> metaphorical.
> Also, do "spherical" vegetables really work best?

I wondered about that too ("vegetables and other spherical objects"?), but I guess we'll have to see the movie and decide for ourselves.


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