[Ads-l] Minced profanity or folk idiom?

Nancy Friedman wordworking at GMAIL.COM
Tue Feb 2 12:34:10 EST 2021


Jim Justice, governor of West Virginia, urging passage of President Biden's
relief plan, February 1, 2021:
“At this point in time in this nation, we need to go big,” Justice, who
originally won his seat as a Democrat before switching parties, said in an
MSNBC interview. “We need to quit *counting the egg-sucking legs on the
cows*, and count the cows, and just move — and move forward and move right
now.”
https://news.yahoo.com/biden-republican-covid-meeting-015652970.html

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