Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Thu Jan 15 03:53:06 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 10:11:55PM -0500, Joel S. Berson wrote:
> Does "bumfuck", either noun "act of anal copulation" or verb, go back
> to the18th century?

Not as far as I know. I have one noun example from the
Victorian era, and a handful of verb examples from that era
(from the Pearl, My Secret Life, and other expected sources).

Jesse Sheidlower
OED (and The F-Word)

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

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