White Chicago blues guitarist Michael Bloomfield got the shock of his young life when he was traveling to a gig with his hero Muddy Waters, and Waters started talking about how much he loved to suck cock. It took a while for Bloomfield to figure out that Waters was using cock to refer to a woman's vulva, not a man's penis. African slaves likely picked up a 17th-century English slang use of "cock" as a passive verb, as in "to want cocking" or "to get cocked.
I believe the earliest attested examples are from the early nineteenth century. But the lack of examples preth-c. As any male knows, the penis is rather like a separate creature with a mind of its own.
THIS is the story of how a silly-sounding word reached the ear of a powerful television producer, and in only seconds of air time, expanded the vocabularies — for better or worse — of legions of women. It began on Feb. The scene, however, had the unintended effect of catapulting vajayjay also written va-jay-jay into mainstream speech.
The history of nicknames for the male member is centuries long. While its hard to have a solid idea of exactly when humans began amassing a dic k tionary worth of colorful words for the penis, it is possible to trace some of the organ's linguistic origins. We'll limit ourselves to 10, but here are the ins and outs of the history of what we'll call dicknames.
Displaced native English pintletarse. The hyperforeign Latinate penii is occasionally used as the plural. Third-declension noun i-stem.
Mind your language. Dot Wordsworth. What can they mean? From examples supplied, it seems to want us all to speak Latin.
Why is a penis called a penis? Most names of our genitals arise from other languages. And once you know the origins of the names for these body parts, you'll discover how sanitized modern language is when it comes to naming sex organs.
The term penis applies to many intromittent organsbut not to all; for example the intromittent organ of most cephalopoda is the hectocotylusa specialised arm, and male spiders use their pedipalps. Even within the Vertebrata there are morphological variants with specific terminology, such as hemipenes. In most species of animals in which there is an organ that might reasonably be described as a penis, it has no major function other than intromission, or at least conveying the sperm to the female, but in the placental mammals the penis bears the distal part of the urethrawhich discharges both urine during urination and semen during copulation.