Sorry, faithful readers, but recent workload has kept me from this blog far too long. Since I have no brilliant insights to offer, I’ll let this entry speak for itself. I ran across this today:

http://theweek.com/article/index/236546/17-euphemisms-for-sex-from-the-1800s

As the link indicates, it’s a lexicon for would-be romance novelists, writing about 19th century liaisons.

Samples include:

Amorous congress             Basket-making             Blanket hornpipe         Clicket         Convivial society

click the link for the rest, as well as the explanations.

See ya soon!