Victorian Sex Euphemisms

 

I’m going to start using all of these in my daily speech.  Especially “amorous congress.”

8. Blow the grounsils

“Grounsils” are foundation timbers, so “on the floor.”

9. Convivial society

Similar to “amorous congress” in that this was a gentler term suitable for even the noble classes to use, even if they only whispered it.

 

 

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