[SPAM:###] Re: "Moby sex"?

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Tue Oct 29 14:17:15 UTC 2013

On Oct 29, 2013, at 6:58 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:

> I think they had "lots of" sex, not "big" sex.
> "Big sale" and "big scandal" are idiomatic to me, but "big sex" is not.

it looks like "Moby sex" has been extended in pretty much every way you could image -- for sex with lots of people, for spectacular sex, and for sex with big women.  the constant is amount/size.


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