FW: slang from Punk Magazine
Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Sat Dec 11 22:17:32 UTC 2004
I've heard flogging your bishop, and flogging your dog, but never
Also: put a helmet on the soldier, polish the pope, get the German
From: Dennis R. Preston
To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Sent: 12/11/2004 4:17 AM
Subject: Re: slang from Punk Magazine
Interesting that just as perhaps "doggin" is nonsense to rhyme with
"floggin," "flong" may be nonsense (unless it is otherwise attested)
to rhyme with the well-known "dong" in "flong your dong."
>If indeed it is flogging, one possible longer form is "flogging the
>according to data one of my grad students collected this semester.
>How about "flagging" = 'raising the flag on the pole'? Similar sort of
>motion, although a bit of a stretched metaphor.
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