Find Out When Your Hooha (or Lance of Love) Got Its Name
Break out your best Beavis and Butthead laughs, people; if you’re anything like me, this will delight you to no end. British lexicographer and author Jonathon Green (Green’s Dictionary of Slang, Talking Dirty: A Slang Phrasebook) has created a series of timelines that include the evolutional histories of genitalia slang.
The first bit of penacular (my own slang) tomfoolery dates back to December 1300:
Handy dandy legend:
Whereas, the not-so-veiled references to ladybits took off with a (ahem) bang in 1230:
Did someone say, “Tummy Banana?” Tummy Banana.
Call me crazy, but I kind of dig “Eve’s Custom House.”
Now go forth and make your own fun, people…I know you can and will.
And the buck doesn’t stop at body parts; if you’re not mentally 12 years old (WHY?), Green has also created cool slang timelines for:
Pubs and Bars Timeglider (not fully loading at the time of this writing)
Enjoy frittering away the rest of your day. (via Nerdcore)
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