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IN History & Culture ON 18 Dec, 2015
The euphemisms of sex that we use nowadays, such as 'screwing,' seem so dry of creativity. They sound so brash! And it's not like we've always thought of the present day euphamisms that way. But we did once learn about the euphamisms that were once used in the past! And you will feel the same way too!
So scroll down and check them out!
Used during the 1600s, the euphemism 'Chapel Of Ease' was used for vagina. Well, that's... something!
Use the term 'Dingwallace,' and everyone knew you were talking about the penis. Well, in 1951, that is!
A soupbone actually means a bone used for making broth for soup. But in 1925, an alternate colloquial definition of it began to be used, which meant penis. Following this, there was a flood of sex-related jokes using this euphemism.
In 1870, "tooleywag" meant penis. And as of now, it does seem like there were an aweful lot of euphemisms for penis, doesn't it?
Well, this is the predecessor to sexting. There were several more in use then, but CHINA will give you the perfect idea. It meant 'Come Home I'm Naked Already!' Imagine whispering that to your partner over the phone!
In 1811, to engage in an amorous congress meant that you were having or had sex. It only seems fitting that its use be brought back, specifically for politicians engaged in love affairs!
A "Lobster Kettle" in the 1800s referred to a woman who slept with sailors docked at port.
"Join giblets" stood for sex in 1680. It's a shame such a funky term did not stick over the centuries!
To 'ride a dragon upon St. George' meant sex. Today, it's just gotten shortened to 'riding'! You know what I mean!
Jack Nasty Face stood for vagina in 1823. Whoa! That's offensive! Better not bring it back into use!
This one almost speaks of its meaning! It meant vagina!
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