Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Apr 29 04:34:05 UTC 2013

On Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 3:50 PM, Victor Steinbok <aardvark66 at>wrote:

> the word has a certain pungency

not to mention a certain connotation or intimation of lubricity in certain
contexts - cf., e.g. - which has caused me to WAG it
as related to "lekken, lecken, lick, lecher."

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society -

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