The devolution of English language and slothful c.l.p behaviors exposed!

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at
Fri Jan 27 14:42:49 EST 2012

On Fri, 27 Jan 2012 09:06:57 -0800, Emile van Sebille wrote:

> On 1/25/2012 9:14 PM Steven D'Aprano said...
>> In the
>> same way that a native English speaker would never make the mistake of
>> using "organ" to refer to an unnamed mechanical device, so she would
>> never use "gadget" to refer to an unnamed body part.
> My wife introduced me to the term "picnic gadget" as the means by which
> males avoid restroom lines...

Well, that's hardly an *unnamed* organ, is it?


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