[Ads-l] ejaculatory "pop"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Mar 12 10:50:02 EDT 2017


"All around the carpenter's bench" is how I learned it.

JL

On Sun, Mar 12, 2017 at 10:19 AM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
wrote:

> And it does add a whole new perspective on that hanky-panky between monkey
> and weasel in the neighborhood of that mulberry bush…
>
> LH
>
> > On Mar 12, 2017, at 8:48 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
> wrote:
> >
> > There seems to be no way to know, but I'm skeptical.   Maybe he's just
> > playing with the senses of "ask" and "explode." Given the context and the
> > vast "antedating," this explanation seems somewhat more reasonable to me.
> >
> > OED's initial cite, btw, is from HDAS files.
> >
> >
> >
> > JL
> >
> > On Sat, Mar 11, 2017 at 8:21 PM, Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:
> >
> >> Well, Arnold -- Larry?  Jon? -- what's your evaluation of the 1722
> "pop"?
> >> Was the humorist and satirist Nathaniel Gardner innuendoing [innuendo,
> v.,
> >> sense 3] ejaculation?
> >>
> >> Joel
> >>
> >>
> >>      From: Arnold M. Zwicky <zwicky at STANFORD.EDU>
> >> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> >> Sent: Saturday, March 11, 2017 6:09 PM
> >> Subject: [ADS-L] ejaculatory "pop"
> >>
> >> citing ADS-L, on my blog:
> >>
> >> https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/03/11/ejaculatory-pop/
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