Posts Tagged: euphemism

Batter Dip the Cranny Axe in the Gut Locker


Salon has published an excerpt from The Vulgar Tongue: Green’s History of Slang by lexicographer Jonathon Green. While ancient sex slang is sure to elicit a few giggles, Green also explores the deeper implications of our ability to dance around the issue: The question, however, is not whether or what, but why. Why slang has taken it […]


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