[Ads-l] worm

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Aug 9 18:21:27 UTC 2015


And don't overlook "burp the worm" :

1985 _Maledicta_ VIII 106: To masturbate (of males)..._burp the worm_.

Many, many Googles.

JL






On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 2:14 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

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> Penis. Early:
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> 1927 _South Western Reporter_ CCXCV  789 [St. Paul, Minn.: West Publishing]
> [GB]: Did he tell you to tell the court and jury that this man made you
> suck his worm?
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> Earlier [HDAS files]:
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> 1888 _Stag Party_  [unp.] [N.p., n.d.] : Whose worm have you had in your
> little inside?
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> Earliest [HDAS files]:
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> ca1600, T. Nashe in  E. J. Burford _Bawdy Verse_ (Harmondsworth: Penguin,
> 1982)  35: Perhaps the silly _Worm_ hath laboured sore,/ And worked so that
> it can do no more.
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> JL
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