David Bowie db.list at PMPKN.NET
Fri Sep 11 19:01:48 UTC 2009

A student here is trying to figure out how far back "melons" for female
breasts goes. The OED has 1957 as the earliest use for that sense, but
he thinks he may have found something that plays on that sense from
1862--but only maybe. Is there any other evidence that the term was used
that way that early?

David Bowie                        
    Jeanne's Two Laws of Chocolate: If there is no chocolate in the
    house, there is too little; some must be purchased. If there is
    chocolate in the house, there is too much; it must be consumed.

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