Let’s talk about sex, baby—or not. Back in the days of corsets and cloaks, men and women had rather endearing and entirely nonsensical slang terms for discussing intercourse.
Below are seven pulled from lexicographer Jonathon Green’s dictionary of slang, Green’s Dictionary of Slang. Now who else is planning to dance the Paphian jig this weekend?
1. Give someone a green gown (1351)
2. Play nug-a-nug (1505)
3. Fadoodling (1611)
4. Put the devil into hell (1616)
5. Dance the Paphian jig (1656)
6. Lerricompoop (1694)
7. Ride a dragon upon St. George (1698)
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