"Fiction is the purest art. Commercial fiction is the butter, the darkest chocolate, and the finest malt. That's why we are so addicted to it."--Angie Brooksby-Arcangioli
It sure gives Eve as Adam's rib a new perspective...
Don't forget "clinchpoop!" (One lacking in gentlemanly breeding, not, as you might guess, an anal retentive.
It was a bag of nails (but I'm a Kate) so I dried up and clicked your link. Now I'll be out-and-out on this beautiful leaf!
At one point I was writing a novel where the main character spoke mostly in "cant." One of the original lexicon's is available at Project Gutenberg: http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/5402/pg5402.html"1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue"
A few years ago I wrote a long piece of wise scholarship about the word "bun" and its many meanings. Oh, and about cockroaches that write poetry. http://criminalbrief.com/?p=442
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