[Ads-l] uck

Mark Mandel mark.a.mandel at GMAIL.COM
Mon Sep 3 18:42:49 EDT 2018


Makes sense, in a way: the F-word without the F, meaning (some kind of) sex
without fucking.

Mark, used to punning and such

On Mon, Sep 3, 2018, 4:28 PM Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at gmail.com> wrote:

> Wiktionary (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/uck <
> https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/uck>) gives “uck” as an alternative
> spelling of “yuck”.
>
> The Urban Dictionary (https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=uck
> <https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=uck>) has meanings such
> as “blowjob”, “give a blowjob”, “give a fingerjob (to a woman)”.
>
> SaferLondon has an article (
> https://saferlondon.org.uk/case_studies/sarah-14/ <
> https://saferlondon.org.uk/case_studies/sarah-14/>) from June discussing
> uck parties, in which a girl was coerced into giving uck, which led to more.
>
> The Evening Standard (
> https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/underage-girls-lured-by-social-media-to-sex-and-drug-uck-parties-a3879786.html
> <
> https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/underage-girls-lured-by-social-media-to-sex-and-drug-uck-parties-a3879786.html>)
> has more of the same.
>
> Today Vice (
> https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/594xx3/an-uck-party-is-child-sexual-exploitation-under-a-new-name
> <
> https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/594xx3/an-uck-party-is-child-sexual-exploitation-under-a-new-name>)
> has an article about “uck parties” in which boys or girls are given
> drugs/alcohol and coerced into sexual acts, generally going beyond regular
> uck.
>
> It seems that “uck" is a euphemism for sexual acts and seems mainly in in
> use in the UK.
>
> Benjamin Barrett
> Formerly of Seattle, WA
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org
>

------------------------------------------------------------
The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org


More information about the Ads-l mailing list