[Ads-l] Dialect clash: _shlong_

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 21 16:01:56 EST 2016

On Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 9:54 AM, Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at gmail.com> wrote:

> the use of "schlong" here is probably related to a meaning that Garson
> uncovered last year

Works for me, especially given the contrast between "schlong stuff" and
"cerebral [stuff]."

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

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