[Ads-l] "schlong", the verb -- not in OED

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 23 13:45:27 UTC 2015

IMHO, <schlong>, until a few days ago, would have had a very limited formal
& semantic extent in the Anglosphere. Now, because of the Trump-Hilary
schlong-gate affair, the generally unfamiliar, etymological meaning
(membrum virile) is cherry-picked, weaponized, and promulgated to bully the
politically incorrect minority.

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