jump = copulate with?

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Fri Nov 18 16:14:39 UTC 2005

James A.  Landau writes:

>This suggestion sounds doubtful to me:  there seems to be an ancient  custom
>of a couple performing their wedding by jumping over an object  together.
>Then, if "to jump" means "to wed", further sexual meanings are  not
I have a faint forty-year-old memory of a newspaper photo of  Jackie
Kennedy & Aristotle Onassis jumping over something in the course of their
wedding:  Eastern Rite service, perhaps?
A. Murie

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