A language kept alive on life support, literally

ronbutters at AOL.COM ronbutters at AOL.COM
Sat Jan 19 20:23:20 UTC 2008

Well, "pussy-whipped" is not an exclusively BE expression. It seems to me likely that it did not even originate in BE.


Wilson writes:
there are even
expressions in BE that can't quite be translated into sE, e.g.
"pussy-whipped" is not simply an obscene way of saying "hen-pecked";
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