[Ads-l] P.S.

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Feb 19 20:56:28 EST 2017


On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 1:11 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
wrote:

> “man-in-the-boat”.  Size difference?


Isn’t it "_little_-man-in-the-boat"?

Green’s:
little man (in the boat) n.
also little boy in the boat, little old man in the boat, man in the boat
[note little man n. (1)]
little man n.
1. the penis.

 That there may be a connection between slang for _penis_ and slang for
_clitoris_ seems somewhat UD-ish to me. But,

Youneverknow.

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