[Ads-l] A bogus "etymology"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jan 25 06:49:43 EST 2017


It don't even make sense.

JL

On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 1:37 AM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> purr-tongue n. [_play on pussy_ n. (1)] (US black)
>
> http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/
> 9780199829941.001.0001/acref-9780199829941-e-37277?result=4&rskey=4Pv8Q1
>
> goo.gl/QIDyQb
>
>
> Unfortunately, its authority will undoubtedly render it "genuine."
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