Thursday, 3 September 2009

The lexicographer's lexicographer

I'm taking my ease with Dr Johnson's dictionary, which contains such useful lexemes as (and here I'm showing my considerable maturity):

To BEPI'SS, v.a. [from piss.] To wet with urine.


Anonymous said...

Oh dear Lexicon!

Pet owners and pelvic floor procrastinators of the world, unite.

Alexis, Baron von Harlot said...

Hello, Anonymous Knowles (yes?). I've been pondering the implied connection between trans-species cohabitation and pelvic floor procrastination, and all I can think of is something very messy.